Among the elderly, hospitalization of a spouse for dementia correlated to an increase risk of death for the partner that was not hospitalized. Among men, 8.6% died within a year… [ Get More Details ]
Total payments for Alzheimer’s disease in 2012 are estimated at $200 billion, including $140 billion for Medicare and Medicaid combined in 2012 dollars.
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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
To… [ Get More Details ]