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Alzheimer’s 2012 Report released and the numbers are staggering
February 7, 2012
The Alzheimer’s Association today released its 2012 “Facts and Figures” report on Alzheimer’s care and patients. The figures are staggering. In brief:
In 2012, the costs of caring for the Alzheimer’s patients in our country is estimated at $200 BILLION, which includes $140 BILLION in Medicare and Medicaid costs.
To read about how you may be able to pay for the long-term care costs of a loved one who has Alzheimer’s Disease, click here.
To read the full “Facts and Figures” report and sign a petition requesting that the federal government make fighting Alzheimer’s a priority, click here.