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If you know someone with Alzheimer's disease or have been diagnosed yourself, this is your community. Alzheimers.net grew out of the need to have a social network that will be a respite, a resource and a way to connect with others who share a common bond. Get authoritative, up-to-date resources and advice from professionals with expertise about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
A study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the first of its kind to forecast the effects of Alzheimer’s disease by ethnicity and race. The report found that the burden of Alzheimer’s and related forms of dementia will double by 2060, with minority populations having the largest increase due to population growth.
Take a closer look at the CDC’s projections for Alzheimer’s cases in the U.S. and how they demand more support for caregivers by 2060.
Alzheimer’s Cases Will Double by 2060, CDC Says
In 2014, the burden of Alzheimer’s was five million people, accounting Read more
A new study from the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry has found that 1 out of every 2 women and 1 out of every 3 men will develop dementia, have Parkinson’s disease or experience a stroke during their lifetime.
Learn more about the study and the lifetime risk of these conditions.