Alzheimer’s is one of the biggest challenges that medical professionals, caregivers and patients face.
About 10 percent of the U.S. population aged 65 and older has some form of Alzheimer’s, according to the latest information published by the Alzheimer’s Association in its 2017 Facts and Figures presentation. The vast majority – 82 percent – of those individuals are 75 years of age or older. The threat of Alzheimer’s, in its various permutations, is already taken extremely seriously, and now the magnitude of the issue is about to increase by a notable margin.
Approximately 1 in 10 Americans aged 65 …read more