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 ]
“Costs to business for employees who are caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias amount to $36.5 billion. These costs result from lost productivity, missed work and costs to… [ Get More Details ]
Medicaid recipients with Alzheimer’s disease have spending that is 9 times higher than for those without the disease.
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Of those with Alzheimer’s disease, an estimated 4 percent are under age 65, 6 percent are 65 to 74, 44 percent are 75 to 84, and 46 percent are 85… [ Get More Details ]