DE­MEN­TIA STATIS­TICS

Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - CLASSIFIEDS -

Ac­cord­ing to Alzheimer’s Australia, there are more than 342,800 Aus­tralians living with de­men­tia:

With­out a med­i­cal break­through, the num­ber of peo­ple with de­men­tia is ex­pected to be al­most 900,000 by 2050

It is the third lead­ing cause of death in Australia and there is no cure

An es­ti­mated 1.2 mil­lion peo­ple are in­volved in the care of a de­men­tia sufferer

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