Because of the increase in the number of people aged >65 years in the United States, the annual incidence of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is projected to double by… [ Get More Details ]
29% of all unpaid caregivers of older people in the U.S. are caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or another dementia.
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Medicaid paid $23,953 (in 2011 dollars) per person for Medicare beneficiaries with Alzheimer’s and other dementias living in a long-term care facility compared with $222 for those with the diagnosis… [ Get More Details ]
“Costs to business for employees who are caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias amount to $36.5 billion. These costs result from lost productivity, missed work and costs to… [ Get More Details ]