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6.7 Million Americans Have Alzheimer’s Dementia, By 2050 Nearly 13 Million Will Be Affected

An estimated 6.7 million individuals in the U.S. are living with Alzheimer’s disease as of 2023, representing about 10.8% of the population age 65 and older. By 2050 if current prevalence and aging trends continue, the number with Alzheimer’s disease is projected to reach nearly 13 million.

The risk and prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia rises with age.

Ages 65 to 74 years: 5.0% chance of Alzheimer’s dementia. In 2023, 1.79 million people in this age group are affected. They represent …

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