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In 2003, Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and older who were diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other dementias spent an average of $3,455 (22%) of their income on health care.

Alzheimer's Association. 2007 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures. Washington, D.C.: Alzheimer’s Association; 2008. http://www.alz.org/national/documents/Report_2007FactsAndFigures.pdf

Reference

Title
2007 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures
Publisher
Alzheimer’s Association
Publication Date
2008
Authors
Alzheimer's Association
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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