ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE IS A GLOBAL EPIDEMIC.
50 MILLION PEOPLE
are living with dementia.
The annual global cost of dementia is $818 BILLIONin U.S. dollars.
The number of people living with dementia worldwide is set to skyrocket to 75 MILLIONby 2030.
Alzheimer’s disease is the SIXTH-LEADING cause of death in the United States.
More than 5 MILLIONAmericans are living with the disease.
More than 16 MILLIONfamily and friends provide care to people with Alzheimer's and other dementias in the United States.
In the United States someone develops Alzheimer's every 65 SECONDS.
In 2018, more than 16 million caregivers of people living with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias provided an estimated 18.5 BILLIONhours of unpaid care, a contribution to the nation valued at nearly $234 billion.
In 2019, Alzheimer's disease will cost the United States $290 BILLION. This number is projected to rise to more than $1.1 trillion in 2050.