I found this article interesting for many reasons, but what I got most from this article is how immensely important it is for those suffering with Alzheimer’s to have a Caregiver in their life to help manage the disease.
Post by: Caitlin Hagan – CNN Medical Producer
Caring for the estimated 5.4 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease is not just a medical crisis, it’s also an economic one according to a new report released Thursday. The Alzheimer’s Association’s “2012 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures” finds that the cost of caring for patients with Alzheimer’s and other dementias will total $200 billion this year and is projected to increase to $1.1 trillion a year by 2050.
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