Alzheimer’s disease is a global crisis with significant local impact. Currently, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s and 16 million individuals are serving as their unpaid caregivers. Right here in Kansas 53,000 families are facing this progressive disease which is devastating our families, our finances, and our future. 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. By 2020, this number is projected to rise to nearly 14 million.