Posts Tagged ‘Alzheimer’s disease’

Infographic: Dementia in the United States

January 23rd, 2014 by Jackie Lyons

In 2013, the cost of dementia for the United States was estimated at $203 billion. It is expected to increase to $1.2 trillion by 2050, according to a new infographic from OpenPlacement.com.

This infographic focuses on Alzheimer’s disease, which is the most common form of dementia. The facts and statistics identify prevalence, mortality rates, time and money invested in care, as well as statistics specific to California.

Statistics and Trends of Healthcare in the U.S.

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Infographic: Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Statistics

October 25th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

Those with Alzheimer’s Disease live an average of eight years after their symptoms become noticeable to others, but survival can range from four to 20 years, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.

In 2013, $293 billion was spent on Alzheimer’s Disease, and it is the fifth leading cause of death among people 65 years and older, according to a new infographic from ACSIA®. This infographic also includes symptoms, costs, heightened risks, rates of death and more.

Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Statistics

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Infographic: Alzheimer’s Disease Patient Interactions

December 26th, 2012 by Melanie Matthews

The length of a physician office visit and the presence of a caregiver with an Alzheimer’s patient increases as the severity of the disease increases, according to a new infographic by Verilogue.

Alzheimer's Disease Patient Interactions

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