Dementia Will Take Toll on Health-Care Spending

Full story: Wall Street Journal

Researchers at Rand, in a study published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine , estimated direct medical costs of treating dementia totaled $109 billion in 2010, more money than was spent on heart disease or cancer.

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Alzheimers is not that bad, at least you can hide your own Easter eggs.
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stop boozing it up,may help the problem--again good tax money going to waste-

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Does this mean, Half will see Val Hal La?

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Time is the enemy here. In the U.S., 40% of those 85 and older have Alzheimer’s or related diseases. As the population grows, so will the dementia cases and the health-care spending they entail.

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