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Alzheimer’s Disease numbers and costs are skyrocketing

Today, 5.4 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease – 5.2 million aged 65 and over, and 200,000 under the age of 65.     
 
 
By 2050, up to 16 million will have the disease.
 
Of Americans aged 65 and over, 1 in 8 has Alzheimer’s, and nearly half of people aged 85 and older have the disease.
 
  Another American develops Alzheimer’s disease every 68 seconds. In 2050, an American will develop the disease every 33 seconds.
 
 

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2012 Costs of Alzheimer's = $200 Billion
 
 
                  
                 
 
 

2012 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report. (2012). Retrieved November 09, 2012, from                http://www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_facts_and_figures.asp.

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Gabriele Chapman,
Feb 25, 2013, 12:11 PM
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