In 2002, nearly 1/3 of community-living older individuals with cognitive impairment who received daily activity assistance used paid services, which were usually combined with unpaid assistance. 12% of those who… [ Get More Details ]
Compared to a person who does not have dementia, the hospital costs for someone who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease were, on average, 3.2 times higher.
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The additional annual cost of informal caregiving per person was $3,630 for mild dementia, $7,420 for moderate dementia, and $17,700 for severe dementia. Total national annual cost of caregiving… [ Get More Details ]