Dementia Friendly Wyoming

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Statistics

 

9,400 people are currently living with Alzheimer’s Disease in Wyoming. This does not include those living with other types of dementia.

28,000 unpaid caregivers (a three to one ratio) are supporting those living with Alzheimer’s. This number is decreasing drastically creating a greater need for community involvement.

By 2025 13,000 people will have Alzheimer’s Disease, a 39% increase, the 9th highest in the U.S. 70% of al of those living with dementia continue to live in the community (not in an institution) and one in seven of those lives alone.

In Sheridan, almost 25% of the population will be 65 or older by 2025.