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New Alzheimer's Disease Survey Reveals Children of Sandwich Caregivers Assist With Loved Ones' Care
Date:3/26/2008

nducted online for the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) by Harris Interactive(R) between December 12 and December 27, 2007 among 559 adults (aged 18 and over) who are sandwich caregivers, those who are the parent or guardian of a child under age 21 who is living with them or has lived with them in the past year and who is at least somewhat involved in the treatment decisions of an individual with Alzheimer's disease.

Data was weighed to be representative of this population of adults. Funding was provided by Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc. No estimates of theoretical sampling error can be calculated; a full methodology is available.

Additional key survey findings can be found at http://www.alzfdn.org.

ABOUT THE ALZHEIMER'S FOUNDATION OF AMERICA

The Alzheimer's Foundation of America is a national nonprofit organization that focuses on providing optimal care to individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related illnesses, and their families. Based in New York, AFA unites more than 800 member organizations nationwide that provide hands-on support services.

AFA's services include a toll-free hot line with counseling by licensed social workers, educational materials, a free magazine for caregivers, a division to engage and educate teens (http://www.afateens.org), a national memory screening initiative, and training for healthcare professionals. For more information, call (toll-free) 866-AFA-8484 or visit http://www.alzfdn.org.

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