Death rate from Alzheimer’s has increased 55% over 15 years

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Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia, affects about 5.5 million Americans – a number that’s expected to balloon to¬†13.8 million by 2050.

As the incidence of people living with the neurodegenerative disease has gone up, the death rate has as well.

Between 1999 and 2014, the rate of deaths related to Alzheimer’s in the US increased 55 percent, to 25.4 deaths per 100,000 people, according to data released Friday¬†from the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.

But there is also good news:

A Global Plan on Dementia has been adopted by the WHO, this is a big deal!

Read all about it HERE