The incidence of Alzheimer’s disease increases dramatically with age:
From approximately 53 new cases per 1,000 people ages 65 to 74
To 170 new cases per 1,000 people ages 75 to 84
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An estimated 5.4 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer’s disease in 2012, including 5.2 million people age 65 and older.
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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 ]