Posts Tagged ‘dementia’

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: Worldwide Dementia Cases Will Triple

January 9th, 2014 by Jackie Lyons

Forty-four million people live with dementia worldwide, but that figure will increase to 135 million by 2050, according to Alzheimer’s Disease International.

The total estimated worldwide cost of dementia was $604 billion in 2010, with about 70 percent of the costs occurring in Western Europe and North America, according to a new infographic from Bluebird Care. This infographic also includes global dementia statistics, main types of dementia, projections of future cases and its economic impacts.

Worldwide Dementia Cases Will Triple

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Infographic: Alzheimer’s Disease by the Numbers

November 7th, 2012 by Patricia Donovan

As the American population ages, more and more people each year will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. Already, more than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s, and most will need the help of family and friends to cope with their disease. Understanding the staggering size and scope of the challenge, as illustrated by these key facts in Caring.com’s infographic, is the first step toward promoting awareness.

Alzheimer's Statistics
Courtesy of: Caring.com

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