Facts about Alzheimer's and Dementia
Currently, over 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and millions more are faced with the financial and emotional challenges of caring for a loved one with the disease. If current trends continue, Alzheimer’s will bankrupt families, communities and our healthcare system.
5.2 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease.
One in three older Americans dies with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia.
Alzheimer's disease is the sixth‐leading cause of death in the United States and the only cause of death among the top 10 in the United States that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed.