Right now, more than 5 million adults in the U.S. are living with Alzheimer's disease. By 2050, that's projected to increase to as many as 16 million. And that's just how many people will be diagnosed. In the last 20 years, deaths from Alzheimer's have increased by 89 percent. As dementia becomes more prevalent among American adults, are you ready?
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