Indians are living with dementia, according to Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Society of India's (ARDSI) “Dementia India Report 2010”, the only nationwide study available today.
Rs. 14,700 crore
total financial burden of the disease already borne by the country.
Estimated annual cost of taking care of a person with dementia; much of which is met by the families. this includes hiring a caretaker, expenses related to medication, etc.
likely increase in numbers by the year 2030.
likely increase in costs by 2030.