Silver Book Fact

The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that there are between 220,000 and 640,000 Americans age 55 to 64 with early onset Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

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  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

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  • ~200,000 Americans have younger-onset Alzheimer’s
    An estimate 200,000 Americans under age 65 have Alzheimer’s disease–younger-onset Alzheimer’s.  
  • Every 70 seconds, someone in the U.S. develops Alzheimer’s disease.  
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