New Estimates of Americans with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Show Racial and Ethnic Disparities

Number of Americans with Alzheimer’s Disease Expected to Increase

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Percentage of Adults Aged 65 and Older with Alzheimer’s Disease by Race and Ethnicity

Racial and Ethnic Disparities Exist in Alzheimer’s Disease: 14% African American; 12% Hispanics; 10% Non-Hispanic Whites

Alzheimer’s Disease Projected to Nearly Triple by 2060

Alzheimer’s Disease Projected to Nearly Triple by 2060: 5 million in 2014 increasing to 14 million in 2060

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 2014