More than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's.
Between 2000 and 2019, deaths from Alzheimer’s have increased 145%.
Almost two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women.
One in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia.
Alzheimer’s kills more than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined.
More than 11 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias.
Fifty percent of primary care physicians believe the medical profession is not ready for the growing number of people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias.
In the U.S., Alzheimer's and dementia deaths have increased 16% during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In 2021, Alzheimer's disease will cost the United States $355 billion. This number is projected to rise to more than $1.1 trillion in 2050.
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