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The United States spends more than $26 billion annually on additional health care costs for people over 65 who lose their ability to live independently over the course of a single year.

Alliance for Aging Research. Independence for Older Americans: An investment for our nation’s future. Washington, DC: Alliance for Aging Research; 1999. http://www.agingresearch.org/Publications/view/134#.VhXLlflViko

Reference

Title
Independence for Older Americans: An investment for our nation’s future
Publisher
Alliance for Aging Research
Publication Date
1999
Authors
Alliance for Aging Research
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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