Alzheimer’s Disease (learn more…)
- An estimated 500,000 Canadians have Alzheimer’s disease, of which approximately 50,000 are under the age of 60.
- Put another way, 1 in 11 Canadians over the age of 65 have Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, and more than 65,000 live in the GTA.
- Within the next generation, the number of Canadians with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia is expected to more than double, ranging between 1 and 1.3 million people.
- 17% of Canadians have someone with Alzheimer’s disease in their immediate family.
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