Special Report

States Where Alzheimer's Is Soaring

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45. South Dakota
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 11.1% (from 18,000 to 20,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 17.4% (total: 153,799)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 11.7% — 13th highest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $23,799 — 4th lowest

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44. New York
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 12.2% (from 410,000 to 460,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 16.9% (total: 3,295,968)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 12.4% — 6th highest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $32,779 — 12th highest

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43. Rhode Island
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 12.5% (from 24,000 to 27,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 17.7% (total: 187,155)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 12.8% — 3rd highest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $28,854 — 22nd highest

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42. Kansas
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 12.7% (from 55,000 to 62,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 16.4% (total: 477,996)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 11.5% — 14th highest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $24,301 — 5th lowest

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41. West Virginia
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 12.8% (from 39,000 to 44,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 20.5% (total: 367,400)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 10.6% — 21st lowest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $22,242 — 2nd lowest

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