Dementia Facts Answers

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1. 564,000
Canadians are currently living with dementia
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2. 937,000 
The number of Canadians who will be living with the disease in 15 years
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3. $10.4 billion
The annual cost to Canadians to care for those living with dementia
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4. $293 billion

The cost of dementia in 2040

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5. $1000 The cost per day for elder in hospital

$ 130 The cost per day for care in facility

$ 55 A day for care in the home care

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6. 45%
The greater your risk of developing dementia if you smoke
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7. 65%
Of those diagnosed with dementia over the age of 65 are women
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8. 16,000
The number of Canadians under the age of 65 living with dementia
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9. 25,000 
The number of new cases of dementia diagnosed every year
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10. 56,000 
The number of Canadians with dementia being cared for in hospitals even though this is not an ideal location for care
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11. 1.1 million
The number of Canadians affected directly or indirectly by the disease
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Taken from About Alzheimer

 

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