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Willena is 75 and was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease five years ago Her daughter and primary caregiver, Wanda
“Willena is 75 and was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease five years ago. Her daughter and primary caregiver, Wanda Richardson, believes that her mother went undiagnosed for at least 15 years… [ Get More Details ]
In 2008, 9.9 million Americans provides unpaid care for a family member, friend, or neighbor with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias–more than 1/4 of all unpaid caregivers of older adults… [ Get More Details ]
In 2008, Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and older with Alzheimer’s and other dementias paid $9,368 out-of-pocket on average for health care and long-term care services that were not covered by additional sources.
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