The estimated economic value of the care provided by family and other unpaid caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias was $210.5 billion in 2011.
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In 2000, total Medicare costs per person for beneficiaries with diabetes and Alzheimer’s or another dementia were $19,994, compared with $8,011 for beneficiaries with diabetes but no Alzheimer’s or other… [ Get More Details ]
In 2005, 50% of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease who were hospitalized for pneumonia or hip fracture died within 6 months. Patients without cognitive impairment were less likely to die after… [ Get More Details ]