November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

bae7fee4d448e783354f6d7d3a2a99eeAlzheimer’s disease is a global epidemic.

  • Alzheimer's is the 6th leading cause of death in the U.S.

  • Every 67 seconds someone develops Alzheimer's in the U.S.

  • There are 5 million Americans with Alzheimer's and 15.5 million caregivers who support them.  

  • An estimated 17.7 billion hours of unpaid care was provided, valued at over $220 billion.

  • Worldwide, at least 44 million people are living with dementia.

  • The annual global cost of dementia is $604 billion in US dollars. • The number of people living with dementia worldwide is set to skyrocket to 76 million by 2030.

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