Because of the increase in the number of people aged >65 years in the United States, the annual incidence of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is projected to double by… [ Get More Details ]
“When baby boomers begin to reach the median age for admission to a nursing home in 2025, Medicaid spending for nursing home residents with Alzheimer’s disease will increase rapidly, from… [ Get More Details ]
Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease often takes a financial toll on the caregiver. Among non-spouse caregivers, 49% provided financial assistance at an average of $218/month.
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In 2000, there were an estimated 411,000 new cases of Alzheimer’s disease. By 2010, that number is expected to increase to nearly half a million new cases each year (454,000),… [ Get More Details ]