Special Report

States Where Alzheimer's Is Soaring

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10. Utah
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 23.5% (from 34,000 to 42,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 11.4% (total: 365,198)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 9.3% — 3rd lowest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $29,406 — 21st highest

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9. Florida
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 24.1% (from 580,000 to 720,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 20.9% (total: 4,498,198)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 12.9% — the highest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $31,405 — 16th highest

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8. South Carolina
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 26.3% (from 95,000 to 120,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 18.2% (total: 935,538)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 10.2% — 14th lowest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $28,450 — 25th highest

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6. Virginia
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 26.7% (from 150,000 to 190,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 15.9% (total: 1,358,336)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 11.0% — 24th highest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $36,695 — 4th highest

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6. Georgia
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 26.7% (from 150,000 to 190,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 14.3% (total: 1,523,192)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 9.8% — 7th lowest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $30,990 — 17th highest

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