Reference

Title
Parkinson’s Foundation Statistics
Publication Date
Published 2019
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

Related Facts

  • There will be a 44% increase in Americans with Alzheimer’s disease by 2025.  
  • In 2009, 6% of all people admitted to hospices in the United States had a primary hospice diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.  
  • Medical expenses for Parkinson’s alone costs $8.1 billion or $12,800 per person in 2010.  
  • Almost 1/4 of caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias reported that caring for this individual was stressful, compared to 15% of other caregivers.  
  • The number of Americans diagnosed with dementia is expected to more than double from 2.5 million in 2002 to 5.2 million in 2030.