Alzheimer's Disease

Caring (com ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE Rmbers Numbers 5.3 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease. That's equal to the entire population of Colorado. By 2050, the number of people in the U.S. with Alzheimer's is estimated to reach between 11 million and 16 million. lin 8 454,000 Americans over age 65 have Alzheimer's disease. new cases will be reported this year. By 2030, there will be 615,000 new cases reported annually, and by 2050 that number will skyrocket to 959,000. That's almost 10% of all grandparents in the United States. Nearly half of allI Americans over age 85 have Alzheimer's or another form of dementia. 959K 615K 411K 454K 2000 2010 2030 2050 Every 70 secs 7th leading someone in America develops Alzheimer's disease. cause of death in America. Alzheimer's was reported as the underlying cause of more than 70,000 deaths in 2006. Only heart disease, cancer, stroke, respiratory disease, accidents, and diabetes claimed more lives. 50 1,200 new cases per day new cases per hour 12 SMTWTFS Heart disease 631,636 Cancer 559,888 Stroke 137,119 8,700 38,000 Respiratory disease 124,583 new cases per week new cases per month Accidental deaths 121,599 Diabetes |72,449 Alzheimer's 72,432 Influenza & Pneumonia 56,326 46% increase Kidney disorders | 45,344 Bacterial infections | 34,234 in deaths attributed to Alzheimer's disease $172 billion was recorded from 2000 to 2006. Other major causes of death – such as stroke, prostate cancer, breast cancer, and heart disease declined during the same period. will go toward healthcare and long-term care costs 46.1% for people with Alzheimer's disease in 2010, including Alzheimer's $123 billion in Medicare and Medicaid. That's more than the annual healthcare expenditures for the entire United Kingdom. Stroke -18.2% Prostate cancer -8.7% Breast -2.6% cancer Нeart disease -11.1% HIV -16.3% 10.9 million 11 million people provide unpaid care ... family members and friends provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer's disease or dementia. In 2009, these caregivers provided 12.5 billion hours of unpaid healthcare and long-term care services valued at almost $144 billion. ... out of 307 million people in the U.S. © 2010 Caring, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Free to republish with attribution: Sources: Alzheimer's Association, 2010 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures, www.alz.org3B U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Statistical Abstract,; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, FastStats,;The National Association of State Budget Officers, 2008 State Expenditure Report,; Visual Economics, Health Care Costs Around the World,

Alzheimer's Disease

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Americans have Alzheimer's disease, that's equal to the entire population of Colorado. By 2050, the number of people in the U.S. with Alzheimer's is estimated to reach between 11 million and 16 millio...



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