Dementia care is costlier than cardiovascular disease, cancer care

04/3/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

The U.S. spent between $157 billion and $215 billion in 2010 to care for patients with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, according to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers said the cost of dementia care outpaces that of cardiovascular disease or cancer management. Per-patient costs ranged from $41,700 to $56,300, depending on the method used to calculate costs.

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