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Alzheimer's Association Releases Report That Predicts Doubling in Number of Californians With Neurological Disorder
Date:2/25/2009

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of Californians with Alzheimer's disease will nearly double to 1.1 million by 2030, with all race and ethnic groups, as well as every region of the state, experiencing dramatic increases, according to a report released today at the State Capitol by the Alzheimer's Association.

California baby boomers age 55 and older have a one in eight lifetime risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a progressive, irreversible neurological disorder characterized by severe memory loss, and the most common type of dementia. For Californians age 55 and above, the lifetime risk of developing a dementia of any type is one in six.

The report underscores the urgency of developing a State Alzheimer's Disease Plan in California to prepare for this dramatic increase. It illustrates a future chain reaction where the 1.1 million Californians who develop Alzheimer's will require more caregivers, which in turn will affect employers through lost work productivity while placing more strain on the state's Medi-Cal system, a major funder of nursing home and in-home care for low-income Californians. The report also contains Alzheimer's statistics for each of the state's 58 counties and paints a similarly urgent picture.

"The numbers in this report don't lie. The state of California will be greatly impacted by this disease as baby boomers age," said Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg. "Policy makers will need to work with experts and community members on a plan to lessen the impact of Alzheimer's on our citizens, economy and healthcare systems."

Titled Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures in California: Current Status and Future Projections, the report was funded by The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation and supported by the Alzheimer's Disease Program at the California Department of Public Health. It was prepared by the Institute for Health an
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