States Where Alzheimer’s Is Soaring

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50. Iowa
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 12.3% (from 65,000 to 73,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 1,597 (50.8 per 100,000 — 7th highest)
> Population 65+: 16.7% (15th highest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 77.7% (19th highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $21,226 (6th lowest)

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49. Illinois
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 13.0% (from 230,000 to 260,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 4,021 (31.4 per 100,000 — 12th lowest)
> Population 65+: 15.2% (12th lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 76.3% (25th lowest)
> Avg. retirement income: $29,682 (10th highest)

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48. Ohio
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 13.6% (from 220,000 to 250,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 5,117 (43.9 per 100,000 — 17th highest)
> Population 65+: 16.6% (18th highest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 74.6% (18th lowest)
> Avg. retirement income: $25,212 (23rd highest)

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47. Pennsylvania
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 14.3% (from 280,000 to 320,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 4,213 (32.9 per 100,000 — 17th lowest)
> Population 65+: 17.8% (7th highest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 75.6% (24th lowest)
> Avg. retirement income: $22,939 (14th lowest)

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46. North Dakota
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 14.3% (from 14,000 to 16,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 387 (51.2 per 100,000 — 5th highest)
> Population 65+: 14.9% (9th lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 76.4% (25th highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $20,532 (3rd lowest)