States Where Alzheimer’s Is Soaring

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25. Hawaii
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 20.7% (from 29,000 to 35,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 465 (32.6 per 100,000 — 16th lowest)
> Population 65+: 17.8% (7th highest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 79.3% (9th highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $30,005 (8th highest)

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24. Delaware
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 21.1% (from 19,000 to 23,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 377 (39.2 per 100,000 — 23rd lowest)
> Population 65+: 18.0% (6th highest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 75.3% (22nd lowest)
> Avg. retirement income: $32,383 (4th highest)

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23. North Carolina
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 23.5% (from 170,000 to 210,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 4,289 (41.7 per 100,000 — 21st highest)
> Population 65+: 15.9% (25th highest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 74.0% (14th lowest)
> Avg. retirement income: $23,746 (21st lowest)

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22. Louisiana
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 23.6% (from 89,000 to 110,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 2,188 (46.7 per 100,000 — 11th highest)
> Population 65+: 14.9% (9th lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 66.3% (4th lowest)
> Avg. retirement income: $22,912 (13th lowest)

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21. Minnesota
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 23.7% (from 97,000 to 120,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 2,474 (44.4 per 100,000 — 15th highest)
> Population 65+: 15.4% (19th lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 81.8% (2nd highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $24,509 (25th lowest)