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Alzheimer's Facts & Figures 2011

Alzheimer's Facts & Figures 2011

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Published by: Statesman Journal on Mar 27, 2011
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an estimated million people have alzheimer’s disease
billion dollars in annual costs
includes a special report onearly detection and diagnosis
2011 Alzemer’s Dsease
Facts ad Fgures
million unpaid caregivers
Alzheimer’s Association, 2011 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures,
Alzheimer’s & Dementia,
Volume 7, Issue 2
2011 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures 
provides a statistical resource or U.S. data relatedto Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type odementia, as well as other dementias. Backgroundand context or interpretation o the data arecontained in the Overview. This inormation includesdenitions o the types o dementia and a summaryo current knowledge about Alzheimer’s disease.Additional sections address prevalence, mortality,caregiving and use and costs o care and services.The Special Report ocuses on the benets andchallenges o early detection and diagnosis oAlzheimer’s disease.
2011 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures
sf    ’
Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures 
 disease nationally and or each state
 and other dementias
economic value o unpaid care nationally andor each state, and the impact o caregiving oncaregivers
hospice care or people with Alzheimer’s diseaseand other dementias
 nationally and or each state, and death rates by ageThe Appendices detail sources and methods usedto derive data in this report.This document requently cites statistics that applyto individuals with all types o dementia. Whenpossible, specic inormation about Alzheimer’sdisease is provided; in other cases, the reerencemay be a more general one o “Alzheimer’s diseaseand other dementias.”The conclusions in this report refect currentlyavailable data on Alzheimer’s disease. They are theinterpretations o the Alzheimer’s Association.

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