By 2025, the number of seniors with Alzheimer's could reach 7.1 million, up almost 29 percent, according to CBS News.
The Alzheimer's Associations released data that states 5.7 million Americans live with Alzheimer's.
"There are now 140,000 people living with the disease in our state", Katie Skvarce, the communications director for the association's Desert Southwest chapter, said.More news: FG Slams PDP For Doubting Abduction, Release Of Dapchi Schoolgirls
And, if no new treatments are found, that number could hit 13.8 million by 2050, according to the new report on Alzheimer's disease facts and figures, published online March 20 by the Alzheimer's Association. In Connecticut, the Medicaid costs to care for people with Alzheimer's are expected to amount to $926 million in 2018.
It should be noted that if Alzheimer's disease is identified early on during the mild cognitive impairment stage, the report claims that it could save the country $7.9 trillion over the lifetimes of the people carrying it. Too often, Alzheimer's is treated as an aging issue, ignoring the public health consequences of a disease that someone in the US develops every 66 seconds.
That would put the number of Alzheimer's cases in Arizona at more than 200,000 people.More news: Roseanne Barr Gets Candid About Trump & Flips off Jimmy Kimmel
The growth of condition drives total cost of care for sufferers to surpass $250 billion for the second year in a row.
Cathy James who is the CEO of Alzheimer's Association's Central New York says that the situation is worse in New York than any other state. It is updated that the economy is spending $277 billion for Alzheimer's health care every year.
It is the sixth leading cause of death in the nation, and one of the most expensive diseases to manage, and people in Arkansas aren't immune to its devastating effects.More news: Toys R Us liquidation sales to begin soon