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Number Of People Living With Dementia Worldwide Expected To Reach 131.5M In 2050, Report Says

Washington Post: Alzheimer’s grows on global scale as world societies age
“…The World Alzheimer’s Report — which was compiled by Alzheimer’s Disease International, a U.K.-based federation of national Alzheimer’s associations — estimates that 46.8 million people worldwide have dementia. That number — which is larger than the population of Spain — will almost double every 20 years, reaching 131.5 million in 2050, the report says…” (Kunkle, 8/24).

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