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 ]
Individuals with Parkinson’s disease in 2010 incurred medical expenses of $22,800 per patient (in PD-related expenses)–$12,800 higher than someone without the disease.
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Around half of all nursing home residents rely on Medicaid to help pay for their care. In 2010, Medicaid costs for the nursing home care of Alzheimer’s patients will be… [ Get More Details ]
In 2002, nearly 1/3 of community-living older individuals with cognitive impairment who received daily activity assistance used paid services, which were usually combined with unpaid assistance. 12% of those who… [ Get More Details ]