Silver Book Fact

There will be a 44% increase in Americans with Alzheimer’s disease by 2025.

Alzheimer’s Disease Growth: U.S. will see average 44 percent increase in Alzheimer’s disease by 2025. http://www.alz.org/alzwa/documents/alzwa_resource_ad_fs_ad_state_growth_stats.pdf. Published 2004

Reference

Title
Alzheimer’s Disease Growth: U.S. will see average 44 percent increase in Alzheimer’s disease by 2025
Publisher
Alzheimer’s Association
Publication Date
Published 2004
Authors
Alzheimer's Association
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Human Burden

Related Facts

  • In 2008, there were 780 hospital stays per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and older with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias compared with 234 hospital stays per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries without these conditions.  
  • The prevalence of Parkinson’s disease is expected to more than double between 2010 and 2040.  
  • 61% of people with Alzheimer’s disease at age 70 years are expected to die before age 80 years compared with 30% of people at age 70 years without Alzheimer’s disease.  
  • Unpaid caregivers of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia provide the U.S. with an economic asset worth almost $83 billion in 2005.  
  • The estimated annual incidence of Alzheimer’s disease appears to increase dramatically with age, from approximately 53 new cases per 1,000 people aged 65 to 74 years, to 170 new cases…