Approximately 47 million people worldwide suffer from some type of Dementia today, and every three seconds a new case is diagnosed. Approximately five percent of all people aged 65 to 74 suffer from dementia, and that percentage rises to 40% for those over 85. Experts estimate that by 2030, at least 75 million people in the world will have some kind of dementia. Despite its prevalence, there remain many misconceptions about this devastating disease. Here are the some of the most important facts and fictions to help you better understand this condition.
Caring for a loved one with dementia can be overwhelming. Emotional, financial, and physical stress can all come from this difficult burden. Luckily, help is available. Specialty Care Services offers a variety of in-home care services. It’s important for you to reach out for the help you need!