Protecting Your Portfolio from Dementia

Posted on March 21, 2013 | Investor Update

Approximately one in seven Americans age 71 or older have dementia, according to an updated analysis published this week by the Alzheimer’s Association. The analysis also estimates that one-third of Americans age 85 or older have Alzheimer’s disease. Though research shows a higher prevalence among women than men, this difference seems to be attributable to the simple fact that women have longer life spans than men.

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