Alzheimer Disease

Data are for the U.S.

Percent of long-term care services users diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias
  • Percent of adult day services center participants: 24.7% (2020)

Source: Long-Term Care Providers and Services Users in the United States, Adult Day Services Center Component: National Post-acute and Long-term Care Study, 2020: Weighted National Estimates and Standard Errors, Question 39b [PDF – 1.1 MB]

  • Percent of residential care community residents: 42.1% (2020)

Source: Long-Term Care Providers and Services Users in the United States, Adult Day Services Center Component: National Post-acute and Long-term Care Study, 2020: Weighted National Estimates and Standard Errors, Question 28a [PDF – 1.1 MB]

  • Percent of home health agency patients: 35.5% (2017)
  • Percent of hospice patients: 46.3% (2017)
  • Percent of nursing home residents : 49.1% (2017)
  • Percent of inpatient rehabilitation facility patients: 35.6% (2018)
  • Percent of long-term care hospital patients: 45.5% (2018)

Source: Post-acute and Long-term Care Providers and Services Users in the United States, 2017-2018, Appendix III. Detailed Tables, Table XII [PDF – 1.2 MB]

Mortality
  • Number of deaths: 134,242
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 40.7
  • Cause of death rank: 7

Source: National Vital Statistics System – Mortality Data (2020) via CDC WONDER