Neurodegenerative diseases in the workplace

03-07-2013

Hundreds of thousands of working-age Europeans suffer from neurodegenerative diseases (NDD) such as Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis. With an increase in retirement age and in life expectancy, the number of both NDD patients and carers of working age is expected to increase in the coming decades.

Hundreds of thousands of working-age Europeans suffer from neurodegenerative diseases (NDD) such as Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis. With an increase in retirement age and in life expectancy, the number of both NDD patients and carers of working age is expected to increase in the coming decades.