The number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease is growing — and growing fast. An estimated 5.5 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer’s disease.
June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Share the facts and join us in the fight to end Alzheimer’s. Visit Alz.org to learn more.
Did you know…
Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States.
More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. By 2050, this number could rise as high as 16 million.
1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia.
Alzheimer’s disease kills more than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined.
Since 2000, deaths from heart disease have decreased by 14%, while deaths from Alzheimer’s disease have increased by 89%.
Willow Valley Communities is a Diamond level sponsor for the Lancaster Walk to End Alzheimer’s on September 23, 2017. Please join us in the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease. We hope to see you there.