On June 21, 2017, the Alzheimer’s Association® marks The Longest Day by encouraging people to “Do What You Love” to help raise funds to end Alzheimer’s.
More than 5.5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. About 200,000 of them are younger than 65.
Ken Sullivan told Transamerica he was 47 when he was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s. “I was shocked,” he said. “I didn’t know much about the disease at all, other than I didn’t want to get it.”