The estimated annual incidence of Alzheimer’s disease appears to increase dramatically with age, from approximately 53 new cases per 1,000 people aged 65 to 74 years, to 170 new cases… [ Get More Details ]
Total Medicare spending on treating beneficiaries with Alzheimer’s disease will increase from $62 billion in 2000 to $189 billion in 2015. By 2050, Medicare will be spending more than $1… [ Get More Details ]
61% of people with Alzheimer’s disease at age 70 years are expected to die before age 80 years compared with 30% of people at age 70 years without Alzheimer’s disease.
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In 2009, 30 percent of Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and older with Alzheimer’s and other dementias also had coronary heart disease, 29 percent also had diabetes, 22 percent also had congestive heart failure,… [ Get More Details ]