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 ]
In addition to the estimated $14.4 billion a year in costs for Parkinson’s disease to the nation, an additional $6.3 billion in indirect costs (missed work or loss of job… [ Get More Details ]
In 2004, the average per person payments for hospice care of beneficiaries age 65 and older with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia were 8 times higher than for other beneficiaries… [ Get More Details ]
The single costs for assisted living and nursing home care of a single Parkinson’s patient can cost as much as $100,000 per year.
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