As boomers enter retirement, their health, life expectancy and lifestyle are taking center stage for their planning teams. Simultaneously, cognitive decline is becoming one of the most pressing challenges faced by families.
While Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most recognized issues, cognitive decline goes well beyond this ailment. The average 65-year-old will live into his or her mid-80s, 25% live past 90, and 10% surpass 95. Estimates indicate that nearly 15% of Americans over age 70 suffer from some form of dementia, increasing to 37% for those 90 and older.
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