States Where Alzheimer’s Is Soaring

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15. Virginia
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 26.7% (from 150,000 to 190,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 2,549 (30.1 per 100,000 — 9th lowest)
> Population 65+: 15.0% (10th lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 75.5% (23rd lowest)
> Avg. retirement income: $32,780 (3rd highest)

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14. Georgia
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 26.7% (from 150,000 to 190,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 4,298 (41.1 per 100,000 — 24th highest)
> Population 65+: 13.4% (4th lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 72.8% (11th lowest)
> Avg. retirement income: $26,299 (20th highest)

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13. Idaho
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 26.9% (from 26,000 to 33,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 672 (39.1 per 100,000 — 22nd lowest)
> Population 65+: 15.3% (15th lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 80.0% (6th highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $25,119 (24th highest)

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12. Washington
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 27.3% (from 110,000 to 140,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 3,710 (50.1 per 100,000 — 9th highest)
> Population 65+: 15.1% (11th lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 79.5% (8th highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $27,156 (18th highest)

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11. Utah
> Increase in Alzheimer’s, 2019-2025: 27.3% (from 33,000 to 42,000)
> Deaths due to AD, 2017: 991 (31.9 per 100,000 — 13th lowest)
> Population 65+: 10.8% (the lowest)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. in good health: 79.1% (10th highest)
> Avg. retirement income: $28,447 (14th highest)