States Where Alzheimer’s Is Soaring

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15. Colorado
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 29.6%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 10.6% (12th lowest)
> Population 65+: 13.5% (5th lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 81.9% (2nd highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $30,046 (4th highest)

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14. Vermont
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 30.8%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 10.7% (14th lowest)
> Population 65+: 18.6% (8th highest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 80.9% (6th highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $21,811 (12th lowest)

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13. Idaho
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 32.0%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 10.3% (6th lowest)
> Population 65+: 14.6% (10th lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 77.7% (21st highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $21,261 (8th lowest)

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12. Florida
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 33.3%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 11.3% (25th highest)
> Population 65+: 20.8% (the highest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 75.7% (23rd lowest)
> Avg. retirement income: $26,998 (16th highest)

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11. New Hampshire
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2018-2025: 33.3%
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s: 10.3% (5th lowest)
> Population 65+: 16.2% (21st highest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 83.2% (the highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $26,198 (19th highest)