Dementia rate to triple by 2050

Approximately 135 million people are expected to suffer with dementia by 2050, more than tripling the current figures.

A policy brief by Alzheimer’s Disease International found that there are currently 44 million people living with dementia which is up 17% since 2009 and expected to reach 76 million by 2030.

Research has also found that global distributions of the illness are shifting, with predictions that 71% of people with dementia will live in low- to middle-income countries by 2050.

Read more at Alzheimer's Disease International