States Where Alzheimer’s Is Soaring

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20. Maine
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 25.0% (from 28,000 to 35,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 601 (45.0 per 100,000 — 12th highest)
> Population 65+: 20.0% (2nd highest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 80.2% (5th highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $23,706 (20th lowest)

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19. Oregon
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 25.4% (from 67,000 to 84,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 1,850 (44.7 per 100,000 — 13th highest)
> Population 65+: 17.1% (11th highest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 78.2% (15th highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $28,230 (16th highest)

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18. California
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 25.4% (from 670,000 to 840,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 16,238 (41.1 per 100,000 — 24th highest)
> Population 65+: 13.9% (6th lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 76.5% (24th highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $32,909 (2nd highest)

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17. Texas
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 25.6% (from 390,000 to 490,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 9,545 (33.7 per 100,000 — 19th lowest)
> Population 65+: 12.2% (3rd lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 70.2% (8th lowest)
> Avg. retirement income: $25,599 (21st highest)

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16. Colorado
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 26.0% (from 73,000 to 92,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 1,830 (32.6 per 100,000 — 16th lowest)
> Population 65+: 13.8% (5th lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 81.1% (3rd highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $29,926 (9th highest)