New Association report reveals increases in Alzheimer’s prevalence, costs

The new Alzheimer’s Association 2018 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report details how the impact of Alzheimer’s — both human and financial — is growing rapidly. This year’s special report, Alzheimer’s Disease: Financial and Personal Benefits of Early Diagnosis, highlights the important personal benefits of early diagnosis for individuals and families, as well as new economic modeling data indicating early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s could save the nation as much as $7.9 trillion in health and long-term care expenditures.


David Wingate is an elder law attorney at the Elder Law Office of David Wingate, LLC. The elder law office services clients with powers of attorneys, living wills, Wills, Trusts, Medicaid and asset protection. The Elder Law office has locations in Frederick and Montgomery Counties, Maryland.

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