It costs an average of $4,766 more on healthcare per year for family caregivers who are caring for someone with Alzheimer’s compared to non-caregivers.
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In 2005, 50% of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease who were hospitalized for pneumonia or hip fracture died within 6 months. Patients without cognitive impairment were less likely to die after… [ Get More Details ]
Spending on dementia
Health care spending for dementia patients in their last 5 years of life is more than $250,000 per person. This is 57% greater than costs associated with death from other… [ Get More Details ]