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All this week, WBUR has featured a special series called "Fade to Darkness: The Age of Alzheimer's."

More than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer's. But in reality, the disease touches three times as many people, in the form of 15 million unpaid caregivers. They are the friends and family and volunteers helping Alzheimer's and dementia sufferers.

Today, we focus on them.

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This segment aired on October 21, 2011.

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