Monday, May 7, 2012

Alzheimer's Facts and Figures

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Here is a link to a quick video about the facts and figures of Alzheimer's disease.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=In1IJocVor8

Quick facts

  • 5.4 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease.
  • One in eight older Americans has Alzheimer's disease.
  • Alzheimer's disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and the only cause of death among the top 10 in the United States that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed.
  • More than 15 million Americans provide unpaid care valued at $210 billion for persons with Alzheimer's and other dementias. 
  • Payments for care are estimated to be $200 billion in the United States in 2012.

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