HEALTHBEAT The memory gap
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Once we hit middle... Posted on 8/8/11 at 12:37 PM
NASCAR DAD Alzheimers Disease
Neuro-degenerative disease a form of dementia. Dementia affects memory, judgement, attention, perception, reasoning, organization, language, and abstract thought. Risk factors and causes are high chol... Posted on 11/15/09 at 12:35 PM
A new four-month education series featuring information about memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias will kick off in Alexandria on Thursday, March 14 and run monthly through Thursday, June 13.
The total estimated worldwide costs of dementia are $604 billion in 2010, according to the newly released World Alzheimer Report 2010: The Global Economic Impact of Dementia from Alzheimer’s Disease International.
A new report from the Alzheimer’s Association, “Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer’s Disease: A National Imperative” shows that in the absence of disease-modifying treatments, the cumulative costs of care for people with Alzheimer’s from 2010 to 2050 will exceed $20 trillion, in today’s dollars.
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