For families of loved ones with dementia, their out-of-pocket spending in the last 5 years before death was $61,522 compared to $34,068 without dementia. Informal costs were $83,022 for people with dementia, compared with $38,272 for those without.
While many family caregivers for Alzheimer’s patients get help from other family members, only around 1/2 use any paid help or supportive services. Only 9% use respite services and… [ Get More Details ]
Around 10 million of the 78 million U.S. baby boomers who are alive today can expect to develop Alzheimer’s disease.
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