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HHS Preparing For Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Dementias To Hit 12 Million By 2060

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is preparing for the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) in the United States to double by 2060 from the current estimate of 6 million to 12 million. The increase is attributed to aging of the large Baby Boomer generation born between 1946 and 1964 (about 73 million people, and 22% of the population) and to longevity trends that have resulted in more people living to age 85 and …

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