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International Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease
Volume 2013, Article ID 164919, 6 pages
Research Article

Longitudinal Changes in the Government-Certified Index Stage and Requisite Costs for Long-Term Care Insurance System among the Community-Dwelling Demented Elderly in Japan

1Department of Psychiatry, Jikei University School of Medicine, 3-25-8 Nishi-shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8461, Japan
2Kiyokawa-Enju Hospital, 3414 Kiyokawa, Aiko District, Kanagawa 243-0112, Japan
3Faculty of Health and Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University, 7-2-10 Higashiogu, Arakawa-ku, Tokyo 116-8551, Japan

Received 21 December 2012; Revised 31 January 2013; Accepted 1 February 2013

Academic Editor: Hiroyuki Umegaki

Copyright © 2013 Shunichiro Shinagawa et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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