Special Report

States Where Alzheimer's Is Soaring

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5. Alaska
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 29.4% (from 8,500 to 11,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 12.4% (total: 90,588)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 9.4% — 5th lowest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $43,642 — the highest

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4. Wyoming
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 30.0% (from 10,000 to 13,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 17.1% (total: 98,789)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 10.1% — 11th lowest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $28,593 — 24th highest

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3. Nevada
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 30.6% (from 49,000 to 64,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 16.2% (total: 498,219)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 9.8% — 6th lowest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $34,913 — 7th highest

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2. Vermont
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 30.8% (from 13,000 to 17,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 20.1% (total: 125,201)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 10.4% — 17th lowest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $26,390 — 16th lowest

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1. Arizona
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 33.3% (from 150,000 to 200,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 18.0% (total: 1,307,241)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 11.5% — 15th highest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $30,168 — 20th highest

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