The average progression from mild to severe Alzheimer’s disease is 6 years. At this time, a patient will be in need of care equivalent to placement in a health-related facility, such as a nursing home.
The incidence of Alzheimer’s disease increases dramatically with age:
From approximately 53 new cases per 1,000 people ages 65 to 74
To 170 new cases per 1,000 people ages 75 to 84
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