Estimates show 44 million people now living with dementia worldwide

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December 11, 2013
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Estimates show 44 million people now living with dementia worldwide
A policy brief from Alzheimer’s Disease International estimates that 44 million people worldwide are living with dementia, up from 35 million in 2010. The brief also estimates that 135 million people worldwide will have dementia by 2050. The figures were released prior to this week’s first-ever G8 Dementia Summit, a gathering of leaders in the dementia field. The Alzheimer’s Association has been invited to participate in a leadership role in the meetings.

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