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MICHIGAN STATE ALZHEIMER'S PLAN

Michigan State Plan Overview

Created by the Michigan Dementia Coalition, Michigan Dementia Plan Update: 2009-2011 was published in January 2009. The Coalition is comprised of community agencies, universities, dementia caregivers, and state government officials.



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Alzheimer's Facts and Figures in Michigan

Number of People Aged 65 and Older With Alzheimer's by Age

Year 65-74 75-84 85+ TOTAL
* Totals may not add due to rounding
2020 30,000 82,000 80,000 190,000
2025 34,000 100,000 85,000 220,000

Percentage change from 2020

Medicaid

$1,487

MILLION

Medicaid costs of caring for people with Alzheimer's (2020)

16.9%

change in costs from 2020 to 2025


Medicare

$28,325

per capita Medicare spending on people with dementia (in 2019 dollars)


HOSPICE (2017)

9,001

#

of people in hospice have a primary diagnosis of dementia


16%

of people in hospice with a primary diagnosis of dementia

Geriatricians

169

Number of geriatricians in 2019


175%

increase needed to meet Alzheimer's population needs in 2050

Hospitals (2017)

1,712

#

of emergency department visits per 1,000 people with dementia


24.1%

dementia patient hospital readmission rate


25.4%

increase in emergency deparment visits since 2007

Caregiving

518 Thousand

Number of Caregivers



590 Million

Total Hours of Unpaid Care



$7.73 Billion

Total Value of Unpaid Care


Number of Deaths from Alzheimer's Disease (2018)

4,474 total deaths in Michigan
6th leading cause of death in Michigan
172% increase in Alzheimer's deaths since 2000

For more information, view the 2020 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report at alz.org/facts.

U.S. Statistics

Over 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's, and as many as 13.8 million will have the disease in 2050. The cost of caring for those with Alzheimer's and other dementias is estimated to total $305 billion in 2020, increasing to $1.1 trillion (in today's dollars) by mid-century. Nearly 1 in 3 seniors who dies each year has Alzheimer's or another dementia.



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