Through this link you can reach the data on global impact of dementia — with the population dynamics change and reducing younger people/older people ratio, and increasing rates of dementia, the “burden” will fall heavy on the informal care givers.
- By 2030, the number of older persons — those aged 60 years or over — in the world is projected to grow by 56%, from 901 million to more than 1.4 billion
- 58% of people with dementia live in low and middle income countries, and by 2050 this will rise to 68%
- About 13.8% of the adult US population provided family caregiving for an adult 50 or older in the last 12 months — what about Kyrgyzstan?
- About 6.3% of the adult US population were a family caregiver for someone with Alzheimers or other dementia — is Kyrgyzstan prepared to start helping the caregivers?