“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 ]
Spending on dementia
Health care spending for dementia patients in their last 5 years of life is more than $250,000 per person. This is 57% greater than costs associated with death from other… [ Get More Details ]
In 2000, there were an estimated 411,000 new cases of Alzheimer’s disease. For 2010, that number was estimated to be 454,000 (a 10% increase); by 2030, it is projected to… [ Get More Details ]
In 2010, Parkinson’s disease was the cause of 1.9 million hospital inpatient days–73% more than is expected for a population without the disease.
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