According to the Center for Disease Control, “In 2018, total payments for health care, long-term care, and hospice for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias are estimated to be $277 billion. In 2018, more than an estimated 16 million Americans are providing more than 18.4 billion hours of unpaid care for family and friends with Alzheimer’s other dementias.” Since the diagnosis of dementia in her own family, financial planner, Amanda Korth recognized the lack of information available for families dealing with dementia. Understanding the challenges of this disease first-hand, Amanda will gently guide participants toward a path to find answers and be able to develop a plan for themselves and their family members.
Amanda is an outspoken speaker and educator for the Denver chapter of the Alzheimers Association as well as for the Denver Hospice. She is a financial planner, who helps families impacted by dementia to understand the preparations, progression and resources available in order for them to be able to navigate a clear course in managing the affairs of their loved one who is suffering from the disease.