In 2002, more than 9 out of 10 community-living older individuals with cognitive impairment received daily activity assistance from family, friends or paid workers. Slightly less than 50% of those… [ Get More Details ]
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 ]
It is projected that the United States will need an additional 3.5 million health care providers by 2030 just to maintain the current ratio of health care workers to the population.
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Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease can take an enormous toll on the caregiver. 55% of caregivers have less time for other family members. 49% give up… [ Get More Details ]