In the year before a person’s death, half of family caregivers of someone with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia reported spending at least 46 hours per week providing care–59% of… [ Get More Details ]
In 2000, there were an estimated 411,000 new cases of Alzheimer’s disease. By 2010, that number is expected to increase to nearly half a million new cases each year (454,000),… [ Get More Details ]
Alzheimer’s Disease was the #5 cause of death for those over 65 in 2006 with 177 per 100,000 people.
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In 2003, 65% of Alzheimer caregivers performed personal care that was physically demanding. These tasks can be made difficult by the person with dementia, who may be unable to help… [ Get More Details ]
Direct Medical Costs Per Person with Parkinson’s Disease Increase with Severity