Alzheimer’s disease is the fifth leading cause of death for those aged ≥65 years.
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Community-dwelling elderly with mild dementia received an additional 8.5 hours per week of informal care compared to those with normal cognition. Those with moderate dementia received an additional 17.4 hours… [ Get More Details ]
In 2000, total Medicare costs per person for beneficiaries with diabetes and Alzheimer’s or another dementia were $19,994, compared with $8,011 for beneficiaries with diabetes but no Alzheimer’s or other… [ Get More Details ]
The estimated annual incidence of Alzheimer’s disease appears to increase dramatically with age, from approximately 53 new cases per 1,000 people aged 65 to 74 years, to 170 new cases… [ Get More Details ]