Tag Archives: Dementia

Dementia Deaths Have Doubled in Two Decades

Alzheimer’s disease — the most common form of dementia for which there is no effective conventional treatment or cure — currently affects an estimated 5.8 million Americans,1 up from 5.4 million in 2016. By 2050, that figure is projected to hit 14 million.2 Research3 published in 2014 revealed Alzheimer’s had risen to the point of… Read More »

Christmas plight of 700,000 in silent caring for loved ones with dementia

Unpaid carers spend 1.3 billion hours a year supporting partners and relatives (Image: GETTY) A “silent army” of unpaid carers spend 1.3 billion hours a year supporting partners and relatives, Alzheimer’s Society said. Their work saves the economy about £11.6billion a year but many will not get a break during the festive season – and… Read More »