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About Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's Disease is an Epidemic

No cure
It’s the only cause of death in the top 10 in America that cannot be prevented, cured or slowed.
People
Almost two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women.
1 in 3
One in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia.
6th cause of death in the U.S.
Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States.
United States of America
More than 5 million Americans are living with the disease.
People in the United States of America
There are an estimated 16 million caregivers of people living with Alzheimer's and other dementias in the United States.
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In the United States someone develops Alzheimer’s every 65 seconds.
18.4 billion hours
In 2017, 16 million caregivers of people living with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias provided an estimated 18.4 billion hours of unpaid care, a contribution to the nation valued at more than $232 billion.
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In 2018, Alzheimer's disease will cost the United States $277 billion. This number is projected to rise to more than $1.1 trillion in 2050.

Find more information on our website at alz.org or call our 24/7 helpline at 800.272.3900.