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Alzheimer's Association (March 15, 2011): 2011 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures
ABOUT THIS REPORT
2011 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures provides a statistical resource for U.S. data related to Alzheimer's Disease, the most common type of dementia, as well as other dementias. Background and context for interpretation of the data are contained in the Overview. This information includes definitions of the types of dementia and a summary of current knowledge about Alzheimer's disease. Additional sections address prevalence, mortality, caregiving and use and costs of care and services.
The Special Report focuses on the benefits and challenges of early detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.