Why Is Alzheimer's Disease on the Rise?

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We're seeing dramatic increases in Alzheimer's because people are living longer. Ok, take a statistic, 40% of people over 85 have Alzheimer's disease. The average lifespan in this country now is just about 80 years old, 78-98 are almost [xx] the women. Women get it more than men but that seems to be regardless of lifespan, so you have 71 million baby boomers, headed toward risk age, so we have a tsunami coming, an epidemic, unfortunately the federal government is slowly waking up to this.

They've been asleep, case in point, Alzheimer's costs 180 billion a year, as much as the Afghanistan and Iraq war combined, what do we throw at it? 500 million.