Alzheimer’s Statistics

Sandra Haymon, Ph.D.
There are only four kinds of people in the world.

Those who have been caregivers
Those who are caregivers
Those who will be caregivers
Those who will need caregivers
According to the National Alzheimer’s Association, there are nearly ten million (9.9) unpaid caregivers in the United States.

Every 70 seconds someone in American is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

5.3 million Americans presently have Alzheimer’s, and there is an estimated annual cost of $148 billion.

Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th. leading cause of death in America.

Alzheimer’s Statistics.


Posted on December 28, 2010, in Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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