Silver Book Fact

Dementia is Nearly Inevitable for Parkinson’s Disease Patients

Fact image

Biundo R, Weis L, Antonini A. Cognitive Decline in Parkinson’s Disease: The complex picture. NPJ Parkinsons Dis. 2016; 2(16018). https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5516581/

Reference

Title
Cognitive Decline in Parkinson’s Disease: The complex picture
Publication
NPJ Parkinsons Dis
Publication Date
2016
Authors
Biundo R, Weis L, Antonini A
Volume & Issue
Volume 2, Issue 16018
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

Related Facts

  • New case of Alzheimer’s every 66 seconds
    Every 66 seconds, someone in the U.S. develops Alzheimer’s dementia.  
  • In 2005, the total annual per person costs for patients with Parkinson’s disease was $23,101 in direct costs and $25,326 in indirect costs.  
  • By 2050, the number of people aged ≥65 years with Alzheimer’s disease may triple, from 5.2 million to a projected 11 to 16 million, barring the development of medical breakthroughs…  
  • 1.26 million physician office visits in 2010 were attributable to Parkinson’s disease.  
  • About 70% of nursing home residents have some cognitive impairment.