As the American population ages, more and more people each year will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. Already today, more than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s — and most will need the help of family and friends to cope with their disease. To support them, 11 million people are providing unpaid care — care that takes an emotional, physical, and financial toll on family caregivers. To face this public health crisis, we’ll need breakthroughs in prevention and treatment. And we’ll also need to find better ways to support Alzheimer’s caregivers.
One has over 500 million users, the other just over 100 million. But who are they and what’s their behavior? What’s their value to a brand? How old are they? What’s their education? How much do they make? Just exactly what does the Facebook vs. Twitter landscape look like? Good questions.
It’s that time of year again! The holiday rush is here – finding that perfect gift for Gram, that new toy for Mikey, a unique gift for that special someone, long lines, parties and family get-togethers. Here’s a quick look at the numbers for this holiday season.
Here at DegreeSearch.org, we’re always on the lookout for interesting education stats. We find plenty of tidbits that are interesting, but some are truly staggering. There are a lot of negative education numbers in our infographic, but don’t let that get you down. There is plenty of data out there to show that sticking with school pays off. Earning an associate’s degree could mean the difference of $100 a week in earnings more than if you held just a high school degree. A bachelor’s degree holder earns almost $400 more a week than high school grads.
With his net worth inching upwards of $3 billion, George Lucas is set for life. Today we take a look at the franchise that got him to this point — Star Wars. Below is a peek at the franchise’s history of bringing in the big bucks not just at the box office but from merchandising and beyond.