This website offers information about Alzheimer’s disease and resources that can help. Learn the warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Start a conversation with your loved one if you start to notice changes in memory. The earlier you begin talking about it, the better you can prepare and respond to the changes that may come.
Alzheimer's disease is a major public health issue in Texas. An estimated 6.5 million Americans of all ages are living with Alzheimer's disease in 2022.1 Approximately 400,000 of them are Texans.1 Without a cure or a way to prevent it, the number of Americans age 65 and older with Alzheimer's disease is projected to reach 12.7 million people by 2050.1
1 Alzheimer’s Association. Alzheimer’s disease facts and figures. https://www.alz.org/media/Documents/alzheimers-facts-and-figures.pdf. 2022. Accessed April 11, 2022.