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Facts & Figures Report
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2018 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures Report

The Alzheimer's Association 2018 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report - a compilation of national and state information on Alzheimer’s disease - is the most cited source covering the broad spectrum of Alzheimer’s issues and conveys the impact of the disease on individuals, families and the nation’s health care system.

  • The report found that in 2018 the direct costs to American society of caring for those with Alzheimer's will total an estimated $277 billion.

Below are resources available as part of the 2018 Facts and Figures report:


For media inquiries or to reach a local expert to discuss this topic, contact Courtney Maxwell Greene, Communications Director at cmgreene@alz.org or 515.218.2678.


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