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Alzheimer's Disease: A Giving Smarter Guide to Accelerate Development of New Therapies

Apr 01, 2015

Philanthropy Advisory Service


Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the sixth  leading cause of death in the United States and claims the lives of more than 500,000 people in the United States alone each year. Currently, more than 5 million Americans are living with this disease. The economic impact of AD is significant, costing the United States $214 billion in 2014 and on pace to escalate to more than $1 trillion over the next four decades. Read the full report and the 2-page executive summary.