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Alzheimer’s Disease Facts & Figures

Alzheimer's Disease Facts & Figures Incidence & Lifetime Risk of Alzheimer's Disease: While prevalence is the number of exiting cases of a disease in a population at a given time, incidence is the number of new cases of a disease in a given time period. The estimated annual incidence of Alzheimer's disease appears to increase dramatically with age, from approx. 53 new cases per 1,000 people age 65-74 to 231 per 1,000 people by age 85. The Impact of Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia 1/8 $200 BILLION It is estimated that over $200 Billion is spent on Alzheimer's and There is still no proven medication to prevent Every 68 seconds, 1 out of every 8 Americans over the age of 65 has someone in America develops Alzheimer's Alzheimer's Alzheimer's Disease Disease Dementia care Disease annually Proportion of People Age 75-84 with Alzheimer's or Dementia by Race/Ethnicity Hispanic 27.9% African-American 19.9% White 10.9% What's to come? Because of the increase in the number of people over 65 in the United States, the annual incidence of Alzheimer's and other dementias is projected to double by 2050. Source: Alzheimer's Association. 2012 Alzheimer's disease facts and figures. Alzheimer's and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association. March 2012; 8:131–168. - Alzheimer's & Dementia Care

Alzheimer’s Disease Facts & Figures

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The impact of Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia and alzheimer’s or dementia by race and ethnicity stats. For more details


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