In 2009, 30 percent of Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and older with Alzheimer’s and other dementias also had coronary heart disease, 29 percent also had diabetes, 22 percent also had congestive heart failure,… [ Get More Details ]
Americans with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias have 3.4 times more hospital stays than the average for someone who does not have dementia.
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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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