In 2004, average Medicaid payments per person for Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and older with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias were more than 9 times as high as the average… [ Get More Details ]
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 ]
As the prevalence and impact of Alzheimer’s disease grows, so does the cost to the nation. The direct and indirect cost of Alzheimer’s and other dementias amount to more than… [ Get More Details ]
Currently someone in the U.S. develops Alzheime’s disease every 69 seconds. By the middle of the century, that will increase to every 33 seconds.
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