Facts & Figures 2015 – Mortality and Morbidity

Alzheimer’s disease is officially listed as the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. It is the fifth leading cause of death for those age 65 and older. However, it may cause even more deaths than official sources recognize. Alzheimer’s is also a leading cause of disability and poor health (morbidity). Before a person with Alzheimer’s dies, he or she lives through years ofContinue reading “Facts & Figures 2015 – Mortality and Morbidity”