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Alzheimer's Disease 2014 Facts and Figures

from the Alzheimer's Association®

2014-04-24

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!

Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures 2014