The Oconomowoc (Wisconsin) Public Library will become part of a growing initiative to support people who have been affected by Alzheimer’s, dementia, or other mild cognitive impairments.
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Chances are good that you personally know someone who has, or at one time had, dementia. Alzheimer’s disease, the most well-known form of dementia, is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and the current number of diagnosed cases, 5.4 million, is projected to triple by mid-century. Not only is this a staggering statistic, but it is sobering to consider the number of spouses and family members who, after the diagnosis, become caregivers.