Special Report

States Where Alzheimer's Is Soaring

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50. North Dakota
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 6.7% (from 15,000 to 16,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 15.8% (total: 120,177)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 12.5% — 5th highest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $26,286 — 14th lowest

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48. Wisconsin
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 8.3% (from 120,000 to 130,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 17.5% (total: 1,019,896)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 11.8% — 10th highest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $26,744 — 20th lowest

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48. Missouri
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 8.3% (from 120,000 to 130,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 17.2% (total: 1,057,943)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 11.3% — 18th highest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $25,482 — 11th lowest

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47. New Jersey
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 10.5% (from 190,000 to 210,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 16.6% (total: 1,475,075)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 12.9% — 2nd highest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $33,277 — 11th highest

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46. Iowa
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 10.6% (from 66,000 to 73,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 17.5% (total: 553,575)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 11.9% — 8th highest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $23,244 — 3rd lowest

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