Items Tagged ‘care cost’

April 4, 2013

Dementia Care Cost Is Projected to Double by 2040

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

The most rigorous study to date of how much it costs to care for Americans with dementia found that the financial burden is at least as high as that of heart disease or cancer, and is probably higher…If anything, Dr. Petersen said of the study’s numbers, “they’re being somewhat conservative.” Dr. Petersen, the director of the Alzheimer’s Disease […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, care cost, dementia, New York Times, projection


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