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Alzheimer's Association

  • By: Elizabeth R. Purdy
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Over the last 25 years, the number of Americans diagnosed with the progressive brain degeneration of Alzheimer's disease has more than doubled, reaching 4.5 million in 2006. According to current estimates, by 2050, as the baby boomer generation ages, the number ...

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