95% of people think they could develop dementia with age

LISA TEMPLETON | September 30, 2019

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A global study on attitudes toward dementia has shown that two-thirds of people believe it to be a natural risk of getting older, which could be limiting the help that people seek. Every 3 seconds, someone develops dementia somewhere in the world. In the United States alone, 5.8 million people are living with Alzheimer's, and every 65 seconds, another person develops the disease. Alzheimer's is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S., beating breast and prostate cancer together, and it is one of the world's fastest growing causes of death. According to Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI), the number of people living with dementia is likely to triple from the current 50 million to 152 million by 2050.

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