In 2008, 23% of Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and older with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias had at least one home health visit during the year, compared with 10% of Medicare beneficiaries without Alzheimer’s… [ Get More Details ]
The risk of death in people with Parkinson’s disease is 1.6 times that of the general population.
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Medicare spending for those with Alzheimer’s disease will triple by 2015–to $189 billion from $62 billion in 2000. By 2050, Medicare will be spending more than $1 trillion on beneficiaries… [ Get More Details ]
By 2030, the number of people age 65 and older with Alzheimer’s disease is estimated to be about 7.7 million, which is more than a 50% increase over the number… [ Get More Details ]