Cost of dementia predicted to hit $1 trillion

| 22 Feb 2017

Alzheimer’s Australia have released the Economic Cost of Dementia 2016-2056 report, which has estimated that over 6.5 million Australians will be diagnosed with dementia in the next 40 years. The cost associated with this increase is projected to total over $1 trillion during this time.

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Sophia Bolden

Communications Manager

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Manager at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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