Global dementia cases expected to exceed 115 million by 2050: WHO

Of course the consequences of an aging population mean an increase in age-realted disease.  Dementia plays an undeniable role in instances of elder abuse and many disputes surrounding estate planning and, consequently, estate administration.   The emotional, financial and legal burden on families is incredible.  As this articles demostrates, it appears that the situation will only worsen in the years to come, increasing the need for greater protection for those affected.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health/new-health/conditions/alzheimers/global-dementia-cases-expected-to-exceed-115-million-by-2050-who/article2398632/

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