Special Report

States Where Alzheimer's Is Soaring

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30. Arkansas
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 15.5% (from 58,000 to 67,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 17.4% (total: 524,237)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 11.1% — 23rd highest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $25,635 — 13th lowest

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29. Michigan
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 15.8% (from 190,000 to 220,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 17.7% (total: 1,766,409)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 10.8% — 24th lowest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $26,510 — 18th lowest

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26. Washington
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 16.7% (from 120,000 to 140,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 15.9% (total: 1,207,685)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 9.9% — 8th lowest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $31,605 — 14th highest

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26. North Carolina
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 16.7% (from 180,000 to 210,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 16.7% (total: 1,750,935)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 10.3% — 16th lowest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $27,417 — 23rd lowest

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26. Tennessee
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 16.7% (from 120,000 to 140,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 16.7% (total: 1,138,965)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 10.5% — 18th lowest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $25,111 — 9th lowest

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