Dementia is a grave condition, and its prevalence continues to grow at a staggering pace. In fact, dementia has been dubbed by some as the "silent epidemic." According to Forbes, the number of people worldwide with dementia has been steadily climbing and is expected to double every 20 years. An estimated 75 million people will be living with this disease by 2030, and the number will most likely climb to 135 million by 2050. This increase in the incidence of dementia is largely attributed to longer lifespans in both poor and rich areas of the world.
As dementia becomes more and more widespread, everyone must learn to recognize the warning signs and plan for caregiving. By making important medical and financial decisions in advance, families can ensure the long-term well-being of their loved ones.Read More