Special Report

This Is the State Where Alzheimer's Is Soaring

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40. Illinois
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 13.0% (from 230,000 to 260,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 16.1% (total: 2,045,361)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 11.2% — 19th highest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $32,528 — 13th highest

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39. Oklahoma
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 13.4% (from 67,000 to 76,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 16.1% (total: 635,222)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 10.5% — 19th lowest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $24,948 — 7th lowest

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38. Ohio
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 13.6% (from 220,000 to 250,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 17.5% (total: 2,043,548)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 10.8% — 25th highest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $27,260 — 22nd lowest

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37. Connecticut
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 13.8% (from 80,000 to 91,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 17.6% (total: 629,032)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 12.7% — 4th highest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $35,383 — 5th highest

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36. Mississippi
> Projected increase in adults 65+ with Alzheimer’s disease, 2020-2025: 14.0% (from 57,000 to 65,000)
> Pct. of population 65+: 16.4% (total: 486,804)
> Pct. of 65+ pop. with Alzheimer’s disease: 11.7% — 12th highest
> Avg. annual retirement income: $24,987 — 8th lowest

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