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Monetary Costs of Dementia in the United States by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Thu 04 Apr 2013 10:33am The monetary cost of dementia in the United States ranges from $157 billion to $215 billion annually, making the disease more costly to the nation than either heart disease or cancer, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Alzheimer's Reading Room The greatest economic cost of dementia is associated with providing instituti ... Read on »
dementia unit locked doors keep ... by Ruth K. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 6:14pm dementia unit locked doors keep the wanderer safe. small windows restrict the outside view. pace the floor trying to escape. can’t remember place or time or date. language gone, how can you know my needs? family visits, i don’t recall their names. hug me, smile and talk and sing. hold my hand, ... Read on »
Cost of Dementia Tops $157 Billion Annually in the United States | Lewy Body Dementia Association by Joseph Potocny Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Thu 09 May 2013 12:00am Cost of Dementia Tops $157 Billion Annually in the United States | Lewy Body Dementia Association : 'via Blog this' Now is the time to START pushing hard for our cause and quit being wimpy. God Bless, joe Read on »
Cost of Dementia Tops $157 Billion Annually in the United States | Lewy Body Dementia Association by Joseph Potocny Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Thu 09 May 2013 4:38pm Cost of Dementia Tops $157 Billion Annually in the United States | Lewy Body Dementia Association : 'via Blog this' Now is the time to START pushing hard for our cause and quit being wimpy. God Bless, joe http://feeds.feedburner.com/LIVINGWITHALZHIEMERS Atom 1.0: http://living-with-alzhimers.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default ... Read on »
Are People Living with Dementia Being Conned Out of Billions of Dollars in the United States and Around the World? by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Dec 2011 11:44am There can be little doubt that persons living with Alzheimer's are vulnerable to con men and scams. This should come as no surprise to members of the Alzheimer's community. By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room A recently published report by the Alzheimer's Society (UK) indicates that "people with dementia are bein ... Read on »
Dementia Adventure, We Need You in the U.S. by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sun 06 Mar 2011 1:39pm It has been such a long time since we went anywhere we would like some help and suggestions on what to do and where we could go... By Max Wallack Alzheimer's Reading Room Today, I read about a unique program in the United Kingdom. Dementia Adventure’s purpose is to make it feasible for Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers can take ... Read on »
South Korea's War on Dementia is Something U.S. Should Emulate by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 20 Jan 2011 9:00am The New York Times has reported that South Korea is training thousands of adults and children to become “dementia supporters” as part of the country's recently launched “War on Dementia.” These supporters are taught to recognize the symptoms of dementia and techniques for comforting those who are afflicted. Even kids between the ages o ... Read on »
Sandy, Alzheimer's, Dementia, and the Northeast U.S. by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Oct 2012 10:23am To our readers in the path of Sandy, rest assured that we will be praying for your safety. By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room As I sit here I can't help but worry. My sister, brother, aunt, nieces, and many of my friends live in an area bounded by the area from Philadelphia to Massachusetts. We also have many thousan ... Read on »
U.S. Spends More on Dementia Care Than Heart Disease or Cancer by Medline Plus Posted Wed 03 Apr 2013 5:00pm Annual bill now tops $200 billion, largely for long-term care, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dementia , Health Statistics Read on »
NIH-Supported Study Finds U.S. Dementia Care Costs As High As $215 Billion in 2010 by Medline Plus Posted Thu 04 Apr 2013 10:46am Source: National Institute on Aging - Related MedlinePlus Page: Dementia Read on »