On March 19th, 2013, the Alzheimer’s Association came out with its latest facts and figures. The elderly care statistics are appalling. Here are the key points:
A Leading Cause of Death
Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States.
It is the 5th leading cause of death for those aged 65 and older.
It is the only cause of death in the top ten in America without a way to prevent it, cure it, or slow its progression.
Deaths from Alzheimer’s… More