Women Bear The Greatest Burden With Alzheimer’s

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A survey of women in France, Germany, Spain, Poland and the United States revealed that women are at the center of the global Alzheimer’s epidemic. The multinational research team found women in all five countries were more concerned than men about a loved one developing the disease.

Women in all countries, the survey also found, were more likely than men to be involved in the daily care of someone with the disease. In fact, women in France and Poland were significantly more involved in the decision-making and financial support of an Alzheimer’s patient.

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