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Understanding The Impact Of Alzheimer’s Disease

posted by AHIP

on April 7, 2021

Key Takeaways:

  • According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), by 2060 the number of Alzheimer’s disease diagnoses is expected to reach 14 million — more than doubling current cases.
  • Between 2015 and 2060 the largest increase in diagnoses of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias will occur in the Hispanic and African American populations.
  • Across all races, women are two times more likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease primarily because women have longer life expectancy.
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