Alzheimer’s Association Releases 2019 Facts and Figures Report

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.