About Alzheimer's

Life Expectancy

  • Alzheimer's disease typically progress over two to 20 years, and individuals live on average for eight to 10 years from diagnosis.

  • Individuals with Alzheimer's disease are likely to develop co-existing illnesses and most commonly die from pneumonia.

  • Alzheimer's disease is among the top 10 leading causes of death in the U.S.


For more information, connect with the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s licensed social workers. Click here or call 866.232.8484. Real People. Real Care.


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