The Alzheimer’s Association has released its 2019 Facts and Figures report, infographic and an overview video. Facts highlighted in the report include:
• 5.8 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. By 2050, this number is projected to rise to nearly 14 million.
• Every 65 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s.
• More than 16 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias.
• These caregivers provided an estimated 18.5 billion hours of care valued at nearly $234 billion.