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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  • New case of Alzheimer’s every 66 seconds
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  • The death rate from Alzheimer’s disease for those aged 85 and over increased by 22.6% between 2000 and 2004.  
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