According to a recent Alzheimer's Association survey, people overwhelmingly agree (91 percent) that caring for someone with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia should be a group effort among family or close friends, yet one out of three caregivers are not engaging others in caregiving tasks.
More than four in five caregivers would have liked more support in providing care for someone with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia, especially from their family.
[ClickPress, Fri Mar 16 2018] Increasing prevalence and incidence of Alzheimer
's disease worldwide is expected to drive the growth of Alzheimer
's disease therapeutics market.
Alzheimer's is the most common type of dementia, which is the loss of thinking, remembering, and reasoning.
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Alzheimer's disease is perhaps one of the best-known illnesses associated with old age.
population grows older, the number of people with Alzheimer's disease is expected to increase.
This booklet will help answer your questions about Alzheimer's disease.
In fact, some people don't know they have Alzheimer's disease.
economy billions of dollars each year in direct health care costs and lost opportunities; it is estimated that $100 billion per year is spent on Alzheimer
disease (AD) alone (Meek et al.
An estimated 4.5 million Americans--more than half of them women--have Alzheimer
's disease in the United States.
According to the American Health Association Foundation, over 70% of America's four million Alzheimer
's patients are cared for in the home.
"There's been an explosion of potentially good, exciting ways to prevent or slow Alzheimer
's," says Steven Ferris of New York University.