Special Report

States Where Alzheimer's Is Soaring

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19. Delaware
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 21.1% (from 19,000 to 23,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 19.5% (total: 189,638)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 10.0% — 10th lowest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $34,771 — 8th highest

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19. Colorado
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 21.1% (from 76,000 to 92,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 14.7% (total: 845,378)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 9.0% — the lowest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $34,543 — 9th highest

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18. Minnesota
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 21.2% (from 99,000 to 120,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 16.3% (total: 921,491)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 10.7% — 23rd lowest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $28,782 — 23rd highest

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16. California
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 21.7% (from 690,000 to 840,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 14.8% (total: 5,834,998)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 11.8% — 9th highest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $38,910 — 3rd highest

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16. Oregon
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 21.7% (from 69,000 to 84,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 18.2% (total: 767,496)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 9.0% — 2nd lowest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $30,446 — 18th highest

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