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Due to the growth of the over 65 population, the annual total number of new cases of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is projected to double by 2050.
Hebert L, Beckett L, Scherr P, Evans D. Annual Incidence of Alzheimer Disease in the United States Projected to the Years 2000 through 2050. Alzheimer Disease Assoc Disord. 2001; 15(4): 169-73. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11723367