- There are over 6 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s Disease with 3 million new cases diagnosed each year.
- Alzheimer’s is deadlier than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined.
- The disease is most prevalent in women and Black Americans.
- 11 million Americans act as unpaid caregivers for a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.
- Fewer than 1 in 5 Americans are familiar with mild cognitive impairment, which can be an early stage of Alzheimer’s.
Source: Alzheimer’s Association