FACTS AND FIGURES ABOUT ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

Every 72 seconds someone in the US is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease.

The age of the first patient ever diagnosed with what would become known as Alzheimer’s Disease was 51.

It is estimated that half of the American population will develop some Alzheimer’s symptoms by the age of 85.

Projected disease predictions show that 16 million Americans will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease by the year 2050.

14% of all residents in nursing homes suffer from Alzheimer’s.

10% of all Alzheimer’s suffers develop early on-set Alzheimer’s which is getting the disease before age 65.

Alzheimer’s Disease has 7 stages.

In 2004, Alzheimer’s was the 7th leading cause of death in the US.

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 5 million Americans currently suffer from Alzheimer’s Disease.

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