A comprehensive and shocking new report from the Alzheimer’s Association puts in simple terms the devastating toll Alzheimer’s has on its victims, their family and the economy.
According to the 2013 Alzheimer’s disease Facts & Figures report, a third of all seniors die with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. Not only that, Alzheimer’s is the only leading cause of death without a known way to prevent, cure or slow its progression.
Other details in the report include:
The Alzheimer’s Association encourages anyone seeking information on the care, treatment and detection of Alzheimer’s to visit their website, www.alz.org.
To read the full report, including charts and an accompanying video, click here.