More than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease. By 2050, that number will more than double, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.

The CARE (Cognitive Aging Research and Education) Center at the University of Georgia College of Public Health is developing research to support people with dementia as well as their care partners.

In this video, UGA Professor Emeritus Mel Garber talks about the help he and his wife Barbara Bankston received from the CARE Center and its co-directors, Jenay Beer and Lisa Renzi-Hammond, both associate professors in the College of Public Health.