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Satisfaction with dementia care

Steiger-Gallagher K, Bass DM, Judge KS, Snow L, Wilson NL, Morgan RO, Walder A, Kunik ME. Satisfaction with dementia care. Federal practitioner : for the health care professionals of the VA, DoD, and PHS. 2012 Apr 1; 29(4):33-40.

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Dementia, especially Alzheimer's disease (AD), is 1 of the most prevalent diseases of older adults in the United States, with about 1 in 8 persons aged 65 years and nearly 50% of persons aged 85 years diagnosed with AD.1 Overall dementia prevalence among veterans is just over 7%, with AD the most common subtype.2 Dementia rates are expected to rise as the U.S. population ages.1

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