Quick Facts – Alzheimer's Disease 2015

  1. Alzheimer’s is the only cauase of death in the top 10 in America that cannot be PREVENTED, CURED OR SLOWED
  2. Almost 2/3rds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women
  3. 1 in 3 Seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another form of Dementia
  4. Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States
  5. Only 45% of people with Alzheimer’s disease or their caregivers report BEING TOLD OF THEIR DIAGNOSIS while more than 90% of people withthe 4 most common cancer types have been told of their diagnosis
  6. In 2015 Alzheimer’s will cost the nation $226 Billion
  7. Every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops the disease