Alzheimer's Disease FAQs (cont.)
Who gets Alzheimer's disease?
- Approximately 5.3 million Americans and more than 30 million people
worldwide have Alzheimer's disease.
- The disease affects all races and ethnic groups.
- Alzheimer's disease seems to affect more women than men.
- Alzheimer's disease mainly affects people aged 60 years and older. The risk
of developing Alzheimer's disease increases with age.
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