There were an estimated 411,000 new cases of Alzheimer’s disease in 2000. That number is expected to increase to 454,000 new cases a year by 2010,
615,000 new cases a year by 2030, and 959,000 new cases a year by 2050
Most Alzheimer’s caregivers are helping relatives–87%. The most common caregiver relationship is parent-child–57% are helping their mother, 36% are helping their mother-in-law, 11% are helping their father, and 29%… [ 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 age 65 to 74, to 170 new cases per… [ Get More Details ]
9.8 million family members, friends and neighbors provided unpaid care for someone diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia in 2007.
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About 2.4 million Americans age 85 and older have Alzheimer’s disease (47% of the Alzheimer’s population 65 and older). When the first wave of Baby Boomers reaches age 85 (year… [ Get More Details ]