States Where Alzheimer’s Is Soaring

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30. Wisconsin
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 18.2% (from 110,000 to 130,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 2,428 (41.9 per 100,000 — 20th highest)
> Population 65+: 16.5% (19th highest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 79.6% (7th highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $23,533 (19th lowest)

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29. Missouri
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 18.2% (from 110,000 to 130,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 2,545 (41.6 per 100,000 — 22nd highest)
> Population 65+: 16.5% (19th highest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 73.0% (12th lowest)
> Avg. retirement income: $22,403 (11th lowest)

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28. Mississippi
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 18.2% (from 55,000 to 65,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 1,626 (54.5 per 100,000 — 2nd highest)
> Population 65+: 15.6% (21st lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 63.4% (the lowest)
> Avg. retirement income: $21,709 (9th lowest)

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27. Maryland
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 18.2% (from 110,000 to 130,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 1,191 (19.7 per 100,000 — 3rd lowest)
> Population 65+: 14.9% (9th lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 78.8% (11th highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $33,526 (the highest)

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26. Indiana
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 18.2% (from 110,000 to 130,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 2,771 (41.6 per 100,000 — 22nd highest)
> Population 65+: 15.4% (19th lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 74.1% (15th lowest)
> Avg. retirement income: $19,465 (2nd lowest)