States Where Alzheimer’s Is Soaring

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20. Minnesota
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 27.7%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 11.3% (24th highest)
> Population 65+: 14.7% (11th lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 81.3% (4th highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $23,877 (23rd lowest)

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19. Delaware
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 27.8%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 11.0% (22nd lowest)
> Population 65+: 17.3% (13th highest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 79.3% (14th highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $28,616 (7th highest)

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18. Texas
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 28.9%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 10.9% (17th lowest)
> Population 65+: 12.5% (4th lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 70.9% (9th lowest)
> Avg. retirement income: $25,284 (22nd highest)

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17. California
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 29.2%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 11.5% (15th highest)
> Population 65+: 14.0% (6th lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 73.8% (15th lowest)
> Avg. retirement income: $31,722 (2nd highest)

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16. Oregon
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 29.2%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 10.4% (11th lowest)
> Population 65+: 15.8% (23rd lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 79.6% (10th highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $26,997 (17th highest)