61% of people with Alzheimer’s disease at age 70 years are expected to die before age 80 years compared with 30% of people at age 70 years without Alzheimer’s disease.
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In 2004, total per-person payments for Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and older with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias (including all sources for health and long-term care) were $33,007–compared to $10,603… [ Get More Details ]
In 2004, the average per person payments for hospice care of beneficiaries age 65 and older with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia were 8 times higher than for other beneficiaries… [ Get More Details ]
The estimated annual incidence of Alzheimer’s disease appears to increase dramatically with age, from approximately 53 new cases per 1,000 people aged 65 to 74 years, to 170 new cases… [ Get More Details ]