Individuals with Parkinson’s disease in 2010 incurred medical expenses of $22,800 per patient (in PD-related expenses)–$12,800 higher than someone without the disease.
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In 2002, more than 9 out of 10 community-living older individuals with cognitive impairment received daily activity assistance from family, friends or paid workers. Slightly less than 50% of those… [ Get More Details ]
In 2000, there were an estimated 411,000 new cases of Alzheimer’s disease. By 2010, that number is expected to increase to nearly half a million new cases each year (454,000),… [ Get More Details ]