Dementia action call as cases set to nearly triple by 2050 to 152m
Daily Express|July 28, 2021
GLOBAL action is needed now on Alzheimer’s, says a charity as a study predicts dementia cases will nearly triple in the next 30 years.
Steph Spyro

Alzheimer’s Research UK believes humanity is at a “tipping point” and that substantial funding is required to help with treatments.

Chief executive Hilary Evans spoke out after US scientists predicted cases would rise from 57.4 million in 2019 to 152.8 million by 2050.

Around 920,000 have dementia in the UK – a figure set to more than double by midcentury because of population growth and ageing.

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