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Facts & Figures Report
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2017 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures Report

The Alzheimer's Association 2017 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 care contributors spend on average more than $5,000 (out of pocket) per year of their own money to provide care for someone with Alzheimer's or another dementia.

Below are resources available as part of the 2017 Facts and Figures report:


For media inquiries or to reach a local expert to discuss this topic, contact Melissa Kramer, Communications Director at or 515.218.2678.


Alzheimer's Association

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Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.