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Alzheimer’s Facts and Statistics – Alzheimer’s Association (Video)

This video from the Alzheimer’s Foundation highlights a number of facts about Alzheimer’s disease. It is a short video filled with Alzheimer’s related statistics and attention-grabbing visuals. Seeing one fact after another displayed, as the animations change, helps one begin … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease – A Simplified Explanation (Video)

The causes and indicators of Alzheimer’s disease are well documented. Researchers and the medical community have access to information that delves into the many facets of Alzheimer’s disease. Doctors are trained to decipher complex medical jargon, but it can often … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Fact: Number of Americans with Alzheimer’s

More than 5 million Americans are living with the disease. (Source: Alz.org)

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Alzheimer’s Fact: Number of Caregivers in America

There are more than 15 million caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. (Source: Alz.org)

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Alzheimer’s Fact: Value of Unpaid Care by Caregivers

In 2012, caregivers provided over 17 billion hours of unpaid care valued at more than $216 billion. (Source: Alz.org)

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Alzheimer’s Fact: Expected Alzheimer’s Cost in US for 2013 and Projection for 2050

In 2013, Alzheimer’s will cost the nation $203 billion. This number is expected to rise to $1.2 trillion by 2050. (Source: Alz.org)

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Alzheimer’s Fact: Dramatic Increase in Rate of Alzheimer’s Related Deaths Over Last Decade

Since 2000, deaths from Alzheimer’s have risen 68 percent—while deaths from other major diseases  have decreased. (Source: Alz.org)

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