Health & Medicine

April 4, 2013

Dementia care's cost exploding

The most rigorous study to date of how much it costs to care for Americans with dementia found that the financial burden is at least as high as that for either heart disease or cancer, and is probably higher. And both the costs and the number of people with dementia will more than double in 25 years, skyrocketing at a rate that rarely, if ever, occurs with a chronic disease.

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