In 2008, 23% of Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and older with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias had at least one home health visit during the year, compared with 10% of Medicare beneficiaries without Alzheimer’s… [ Get More Details ]
In 2008, average Medicaid payments per person for Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and older with Alzheimer’s and other dementias were 19 times as great as average Medicaid payments for Medicare… [ Get More Details ]
In 2002, community-living older individuals who used paid services used almost double the number of hours monthly (200 hours) compared to those who had no cognitive impairment (108 hours).
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The average progression from mild to severe Alzheimer’s disease is 6 years. At this time, a patient will be in need of care equivalent to placement in a health-related facility,… [ Get More Details ]