People with Alzheimer's disease is expected to triple

BALTIMORE - The number of people with Alzheimer's disease is expected to triple in the next 40 years.

That's according to a new study in the  that ties the expected increase to the aging baby boomer population.
 
In 2010 there were nearly 5 million people living with Alzheimer's disease.
 
But they project the number to grow to nearly 14 million by 2050.
 
They also estimate that half the people living with the disease will be age 85 or older.
 
Complete findings for this study are in the journal of "The American Academy of Neurology." 

Information for this story is courtesy of Cleveland Clinic. 


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