/ by UK HealthCare
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- An estimated 5.3 million Americans have Alzheimer's.
- 96% are seniors; 65 or older.
- 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer's or another dementia.
- It is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States and in Kentucky, which has 68,000 residents with Alzheimer's.
- Nearly two thirds of all Americans with Alzheimer's are women.
- 11% of U.S. seniors have Alzheimer's disease.
- Someone in the U.S. develops the disease every 67 seconds.