Alzheimer's Disease Threatens to Overwhelm U.S. Healthcare System

Jim Kimzey

Posted by Jim Kimzey on May 5, 2014

Alzheimer's Association Releases New Report

The Alzheimer's Association released a report in 2010 that highlights the urgency of finding new and better treatments for Alzheimer's disease. Titled Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer's Disease: A National Imperative, the report forecasts that caring for Alzheimer's patients will cost the United States $20 trillion over the next 40 years in the absence of disease-modifying treatments.

Topics: Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia Care, Alzheimer's, Cost of Care, Trajectory Report