Posted May 4, 2012

Here are some facts & figures shared in the Alzheimer's Association April Newsletter:


People with Alzheimer’s and other Dementias Cost Medicaid 19 Times More than Older People without These Conditions

New Report Finds an Estimated 1 out of 7 People With Alzheimer’s Live Alone

According to the Alzheimer’s Association’s® 2012 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures, Caring for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias will cost the United States an estimated $200 billion in 2012, including $140 billion paid by Medicare and Medicaid.


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