Infographic: Worldwide Dementia Cases Will Triple

Thursday, January 9th, 2014
This post was written 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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