Alzheimer's Disease 2014 Facts and Figures
from the Alzheimer's Association®
The Alzheimer's Association has published an updated version of their facts and figures about Alzheimer's Disease for 2014.
- Did you know that Alzheimer's Disease is only cause of death among the top 10 in America that can not be prevented, cured, or even slowed?
- Right now, there are approximately 500,000 people dying each year because they have Alzheimer's.
- A women in her 60's has a 1/6 chance of developing Alzheimer's; the risk for breast cancer is 1/11.
- Sadly, one out of three seniors dies with Alzheimer's or another dementia!