States Where Alzheimer’s Is Soaring

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40. Rhode Island
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 17.4%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 12.0% (4th highest)
> Population 65+: 16.3% (19th highest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 80.2% (7th highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $24,973 (23rd highest)

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39. Nebraska
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 17.6%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 11.5% (16th highest)
> Population 65+: 16.3% (20th highest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 78.1% (19th highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $21,417 (10th lowest)

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38. South Dakota
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 17.6%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 11.8% (9th highest)
> Population 65+: 17.4% (12th highest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 79.7% (9th highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $20,798 (6th lowest)

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37. Connecticut
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 18.2%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 12.6% (3rd highest)
> Population 65+: 16.7% (17th highest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 79.0% (16th highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $29,569 (6th highest)

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36. Illinois
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 18.2%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 11.7% (11th highest)
> Population 65+: 14.4% (8th lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 73.4% (14th lowest)
> Avg. retirement income: $28,427 (10th highest)