Alzheimer’s Awareness Month – 50 Facts

January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

This infographic from Ireland’s Bluebird Care gives some potentially preventative tips and insights into Alzheimer’s Disease of interest to seniors, their families, and caregivers – as well as the impacts to healthcare systems and countries that Alzheimer’s patients reside in.  alzheimer's awareness month, 50 alzheimer's facts, alzheimer's disease, preventative tips, seniors, caregivers, alzheimer's patients, healthcare, senior citizensDid you know that although the prevalence of Alzheimer’s Disease is less than 1% between the ages of 60-65 years old, after age 65 – when “official” senior citizenship begins – the risk of Alzheimers doubles every 5 years? The prevalence of senior citizens age 86+ with Alzheimer’s is 50%.

alzheimer's awareness month, 50 alzheimer's facts, alzheimer's disease, preventative tips, seniors, caregivers, alzheimer's patients, healthcare, senior citizensJanuary is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Infographic courtesy of www.bluebirdcare.ie

 

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