• 5.4 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's and as many as 16 million will have the disease in 2050
  • The cost of caring for those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias is estimated to total $236 billion in 2016
  • Increasing to $1.1 trillion by 2050
  • Nearly 1/3 of seniors who die each year have Alzheimer's or another dementia
  • There are 390,000 New Yorkers with Alzheimer's
  • Over 460,000 are expected to have Alzheimer's in 2025 an 18% increase
  • There are 1.1 million Alzheimer's caregivers throughout New York State

Alzheimer's is the most expensive disease in America at a cost of $18.3 million an hour -- which totals $236 billion annually.


The Coalition of New York State Alzheimer's Association Chapters is the only statewide organization representing all New Yorkers affected by Alzheimer's disease and dementia.  

For more than 30 years, the Coalition’s seven chapters have provided care consultations, consumer and professional education programs, a 24-hour Helpline, safety services and support groups to the 390,000 Empire State residents living with Alzheimer’s disease and the 1.1 million caregivers who support them.

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's. We align with and promote the work of the Alzheimer's Association by increasing concern and awareness, advancing public policy and enhancing care and support through robust advocacy, partnership and programmatic initiatives.


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Someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s Disease.
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