Feb 27, 2009

Snippet: Alzheimer's Costs to Soar in California, Researchers Say

The cost of caring for Californians with Alzheimer's disease will almost double over the next 20 years, from $50 billion to $98.8 billion.

According to figures from the University of California, San Francisco Institute for Health and Aging, the number of California residents with the disease will nearly double to 1.1 million as the baby boom generation ages and people live longer, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Costs of Alzheimer’s Disease

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