The material for this calculator was taken from validated study material that was published in the PubMed Central (PMC).
|❖||One in six people over the age of 80 have dementia.|
|❖||According to World Health Organisation (WHO), a new case of dementia is diagnosed every four seconds. Worldwide the total number of new cases of dementia each year is 7.7 million, implying one new case every four seconds.|
|❖||The total number of people with dementia worldwide in 2010 is estimated as 35.6 million. Among them, 58% live in low-income and middle-income countries, and this proportion is projected to rise to 71% by 2050.|
|❖||Caregivers of dementia patients experience high strain. Caring for dementia patients is overwhelming for caregivers. They experiences physical, emotional and economical pressures.|
|❖||There is no cure for dementia. Delaying the onset of dementia by five years would bring down the number of deaths to half, saving 30,000 lives a year.|
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