Report predicts rising number of dependent older adults, too few caregivers

09/23/2013 | HealthDay News

The number of dependent seniors could increase from 101 million in 2010 to 277 million in 2050, and half may have dementia, according to the World Alzheimer's 2013 report. The report forecasts a deepening shortage of caregivers and makes recommendations to improve dementia care, better train caregivers, monitor health care quality, and integrate health care and social systems.

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