States Where Alzheimer’s Is Soaring

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5. Virginia
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 35.7%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 11.6% (13th highest)
> Population 65+: 15.1% (15th lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 75.7% (23rd lowest)
> Avg. retirement income: $30,739 (3rd highest)

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4. New Mexico
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 35.9%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 10.7% (13th lowest)
> Population 65+: 18.8% (6th highest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 69.4% (8th lowest)
> Avg. retirement income: $28,050 (13th highest)

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3. Nevada
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 42.2%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 9.7% (2nd lowest)
> Population 65+: 14.7% (12th lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 73.1% (12th lowest)
> Avg. retirement income: $28,203 (12th highest)

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2. Arizona
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 42.9%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 10.3% (7th lowest)
> Population 65+: 17.0% (14th highest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 76.9% (24th highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $25,414 (21st highest)

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1. Alaska
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 46.7%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 9.6% (the lowest)
> Population 65+: 11.6% (2nd lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 78.9% (17th highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $29,775 (5th highest)