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2017 ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE FACTS AND FIGURES MORE THAN IN 2016 15 MILLION AMERICANS provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias these caregivers provided an estimated 18.2 BILLION HOURS of care valued at over $230 BILLION In 2017, Alzheimer’s and other dementias will cost the nation $259 billion By 2050, these costs could rise as high as $1.1 TRILLION 35 % of caregivers for people with Alzheimer’s or another dementia report that their health has gotten worse due to care responsibilities, compared to of caregivers for older people 19 % without dementia ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE IS THE 6TH LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IN THE UNITED STATES MORE THAN 5 MILLION AMERICANS ARE LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER’S BY 2050, THIS NUMBER COULD RISE AS HIGH AS 16 MILLION EVERY 66 SECONDS someone in the United States develops the disease 1 IN 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia IT KILLS MORE THAN breast cancer and prostate cancer COMBINED Since 2000, deaths from heart disease have decreased by 14% while deaths from Alzheimer’s disease have increased by 89% 54

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