Global cost of dementia set to reach US$1 trillion

| 26 Aug 2015

A report by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) has revealed that the global cost of caring for people with dementia will reach US$1 trillion by 2018. The report, World Alzheimer Report 2015: The Global Impact of Dementia: An analysis of prevalence, incidence, cost and trends, found that previous forecasts underestimated the figure by 12-13 per cent.

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Sophia Bolden

Communications Manager

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Manager at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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