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Alzheimer’s costs could soar to £34.8 billion a year by 2026

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    jimbo 111 Registered User

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    Alzheimer’s costs could soar to £34.8 billion a year by 2026

    Dementia will cost the UK £26 billion this year and affect 850,000 people, according to the Alzheimer's Society. Meanwhile, The King’s Fund believes that the financial cost of dementia in England will soar to £34.8 billion in 2026 - a rise of 135 per cent from £14.8 billion in 2007. Further research by the Alzheimer’s society forecasts that over one million Britons will suffer from dementia by 2025 and over two million by 2051.
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    http://www.independent.co.uk/life-s...r-to-348-billion-a-year-by-2026-10050078.html
     

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