States Where Alzheimer’s Is Soaring

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50. Ohio
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 13.6%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 11.3% (23rd highest)
> Population 65+: 16.2% (22nd highest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 74.8% (18th lowest)
> Avg. retirement income: $24,280 (25th lowest)

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49. Iowa
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 14.1%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 11.8% (8th highest)
> Population 65+: 17.5% (11th highest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 81.0% (5th highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $20,141 (4th lowest)

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48. North Dakota
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 14.3%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 11.3% (25th lowest)
> Population 65+: 18.6% (7th highest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 75.9% (25th lowest)
> Avg. retirement income: $20,148 (5th lowest)

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47. Pennsylvania
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 14.3%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 11.9% (6th highest)
> Population 65+: 18.0% (9th highest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 76.4% (25th highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $21,682 (11th lowest)

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46. New York
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 15.0%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 12.8% (the highest)
> Population 65+: 15.9% (24th lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 73.4% (14th lowest)
> Avg. retirement income: $27,317 (15th highest)