By 2025, the number of people age 65 and older with Alzheimer’s disease is estimated to reach 6.7 million— a 30 percent increase from the 5.2 million age 65 and… [ Get More Details ]
In addition to the estimated $14.4 billion a year in costs for Parkinson’s disease to the nation, an additional $6.3 billion in indirect costs (missed work or loss of job… [ Get More Details ]
At least 1/3 of patients with Parkinson’s disease develop cognitive impairment, which can be secondary to the disease itself.
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In 2003, 65% of Alzheimer caregivers performed personal care that was physically demanding. These tasks can be made difficult by the person with dementia, who may be unable to help… [ Get More Details ]