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New care options needed for people with dementia-4330

New care options needed for people with dementia

An estimated 35.6 million people worldwide have dementia, according to Alzheimer’s Disease International, a number that is projected to grow to over 115 million by 2050.

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Millions of children live with their grandparents-4328

Millions of children live with their grandparents

An analysis of data from both the US 2000 Decennial Census and the 2005-2011 American Community Survey revealed that an estimated seven million grandparents are living with a grandchild

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Canadian caregivers don a chauffeur's cap-4321

Canadian caregivers don a chauffeur's cap

Among the 8.1 million caregivers in Canada in 2012, 44% were ages 45-64 years, representing the largest age group. Parents most often received the care, with caregivers take care of their own parents (39%) or their in-laws (9%). Caregivers provided support for individuals with age-related needs (28%), cancer (11%), cardiovascular disease (9%) and mental illness (7%).

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Healthier till the end of life-4265

Healthier till the end of life

The population of “older adults” is so large that a single description cannot fit everyone.

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Younger generations may have lower risk of dementia-4253

Younger generations may have lower risk of dementia

There are an estimated 35.6 people with dementia worldwide, reports Alzheimer’s Disease International, a number projected to grow to over 115 million by 2050. Since dementia affects individuals and health care resources, a team of researcher wanted to investigate if the rates of dementia in the current population would be the same in future populations.

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Pedestrians at risk around the world-4112

Pedestrians at risk around the world

Each year, more than 270,000 pedestrians are killed in traffic accidents, accounting for almost one-quarter (22%) of the 1.24 million traffic deaths reported around the world.

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