In 2009, 30 percent of Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and older with Alzheimer’s and other dementias also had coronary heart disease, 29 percent also had diabetes, 22 percent also had congestive heart failure,… [ Get More Details ]
Currently, someone develops Alzheimer’s disease every 70 seconds. By the middle of this century, that number could be as frequent as every 33 seconds.
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Total Medicare spending on treating beneficiaries with Alzheimer’s disease will increase from $62 billion in 2000 to $189 billion in 2015. By 2050, Medicare will be spending more than $1… [ Get More Details ]