Alzheimer's numbers increasing in Brevard, Florida
The 2018 Alzheimer's Association Facts and Figures report finds that every 65 seconds, someone in America develops Alzheimer's disease. Florida has the second highest prevalence of Alzheimer's nationwide with about 19,000 Brevard residents among the 540,000 Floridians living with the disease.
The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's. For more information, visit www.alz.org.