Late-onset dementias are life-shortening diseases of largely unknown cause. Predictions of the number of persons living with dementia by 2050 have spawned alarming headlines forecasting a “tsunami” of dementia cases that will overwhelm families and health care systems and impose unbearable economic burdens [Whalley].
Khatri, Ismail A. and Wasay, Mohammad
"Dementia – the next impending epidemic knocking on our door – are we ready?,"
Pakistan Journal of Neurological Sciences (PJNS): Vol. 8
, Article 1.
Available at: http://ecommons.aku.edu/pjns/vol8/iss3/1