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Did You Know?


Did You Know? is a feature from the Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!

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October 5, 2018
  • The number of people in the US with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias is expected to nearly triple by 2060—from 5 million to 14 million.
  • The prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias is highest among minority populations, who are expected to have the highest population growth in the next few decades.
  • Public health professionals and policy makers can explore and use customizable CDC data tools to prioritize and evaluate their public health interventions for cognitive decline.

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Page last reviewed: October 5, 2018