The estimated annual incidence of Alzheimer’s disease appears to increase dramatically with age, from approximately 53 new cases per 1,000 people aged 65 to 74 years, to 170 new cases… [ Get More Details ]
Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease often takes a financial toll on the caregiver. Among non-spouse caregivers, 49% provided financial assistance at an average of $218/month.
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Spending on dementia
Health care spending for dementia patients in their last 5 years of life is more than $250,000 per person. This is 57% greater than costs associated with death from other… [ Get More Details ]