[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 8, March 2012].
This report from the Alzheimer’s Association provides a statistical summary of United States data concerning Alzheimer’s Disease, as well as the other forms of dementia. While this report is geared primarily to the United States it might be of interest internationally for its comprehensive summary of definitions of the types of dementia and review of current knowledge about Alzheimer’s Disease. A final “Special Report” examines the challenges faced by people with dementia who live alone.
Alzheimer’s Association (2012). 2012 Alzheimer’s disease facts and figures. Alzheimer’s & Dementia, Volume 8, Issue 2. Includes “Special report on people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias who live alone”.