UK

  • Dementia and Alzheimer’s are currently the greatest reason for death in England and Wales after jumping by a fifth in a single year.

 

  • Dementia and Alzheimer’s overtakes heart disease as a leading cause of Death.

 

  • One in eight deaths in England is due to the disease.

 

  • The death rate for Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease has more than doubled over the last five years for both men and women.

 

  • 850000 sufferers of the disease are present in the UK alone and by 2025 they will be more than a million.