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About Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s disease is a global epidemic.

Worldwide, 50 million people are living with dementia.
The annual global cost of dementia is $818 billion in US dollars.
The number of people living with dementia worldwide is set to skyrocket to 82 million by 2030.
Alzheimer's kills more than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined.
More than 6 million Americans are living with the disease.
More than 11 million family and friends provide care to people with Alzheimer's and other dementias in the U.S.
1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer's or another dementia.
In 2020, caregivers of people living with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias provided an estimated 15.3 billion hours of unpaid care, a contribution to the nation valued at more than $256.7 billion.
In 2021, Alzheimer's disease will cost the United States $355 billion. By 2050, these costs could rise to more than $1.1 trillion.

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