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The Cost of Dementia Care is Bankrupting Us

According to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey, 70 percent of Americans over the age of 65 will require some form of long-term care services during their lives. Twenty percent of them will need institutional care for more than five years. The cost of dementia care and long-term care In 2021, the average cost for assisted … Read more

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Dementia – The Epidemic That Is Bankrupting Us.

It is an epidemic. It’s estimated that 5.4 million Americans had Alzheimer’s in 2016. The Alzheimer’s Association reports that every 66 seconds someone in the United States develops dementia and that by midcentury someone will develop dementia every 33 seconds. This is an epidemic far from peaking. Dementia is also one of the most expensive … Read more