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The 2021 Alzheimer's Facts & Figures Report.

The Alzheimer’s Association has released the Alzheimer’s Association 2021 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report, providing an in-depth look at the latest national statistics on Alzheimer’s incidence, prevalence, mortality, costs of care and impact on caregivers.

For the first time, the accompanying special report, Race, Ethnicity and Alzheimer’s examines perspectives and experiences of Asian, Black, Hispanic, Native and White Americans in regard to Alzheimer’s and dementia care.

We encourage you to download the full report at and to view the accompanying video which highlights key statistics from the report.

Below are the infographics for New Mexico and USA, with key information on the latests stats.

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Chris Chaffin
Communications Director
(505) 404-9840


Previous Facts & Figures:

2020 Facts & Figures: 

In March 2020, the Alzheimer's Association released its annual 2020 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report, a statistical resource for U.S. data related to Alzheimer's and other dementias. 

Nationally, over 5 million Americans are now living with Alzheimer’s disease, according the new report.
Here in New Mexico, the numbers are on the rise. In just one year, the number of New Mexicans living with Alzheimer’s disease has risen from 41,000 to 43,000.  That figure is projected to rise to 53,000 by 2025.  The number of unpaid family caregivers in our state – typically family members – is 108,000. 

Read more here:

New Mexico- Latest Facts and Figures 

USA- Latest Facts and Figures