Reference

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

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

Related Facts

  • The number of Medicare claims for Alzheimer’s disease treatment grew by 250% during the 1990s, and is expected to increase by 300% over the next 10 years.  
  • 1 million Americans have Parkinson’s disease.  
  • Government Spending for Parkinson’s Disease
     
  • Of the 5.2 million people over age 65 with Alzheimer’s in the United States, 3.4 million are women and 1.8 million are men.  
  • Americans with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias have more than 3 times as many hospital stays as other older people.