Iowa 482,104

Iowa
IACP’s
Alzheimer’s
INITIATIVES
Bureau of Justice Assistance
U.S. Department of Justice
www.theiacp.org/alzheimers
CONSIDER THESE STATISTICS THAT
WILL IMPACT YOUR COMMUNITY:
STATE ALERTING SYSTEM:
ENDANGERED PERSON
ADVISORY
Over 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease and currently
someone develops the disease every 67 seconds. With the aging population, as
many as 16 million people will have this debilitating disease by 2050.
Run by:
Iowa Department of
Public Safety
Over 60% of Alzheimer’s patients will wander or
become lost and seven out of ten
people with Alzheimer’s live within the community.
HELPFUL RESOURCES:
For criteria for issuing this alert go to:
tinyurl.com/
IA-EndangeredPersonAdvisory
POPULATION OVER AGE 65
IN IOWA (2013):
For Iowa’s State Clearinghouse of Missing Persons:
482,104
IOWA MISSING PERSON INFORMATION
CLEARINGHOUSE
Website: www.iowaonline.state.ia.us/mpic/
Phone: 1-800-346-5507
For information on state programming for seniors:
IOWA DEPARTMENT ON AGING
IOWA’S PROJECTED POPULATION
WITH ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE:
73,000
66,000
62,000
www.aging.iowa.gov
For information on Alzheimer’s disease and to contact
your local chapter for resources and support services
for caregivers:
ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION
Website: www.alz.org
24/7 Helpline: 1-800-272-3900
YEAR
2014
2020
For more information on IACP’s Alzheimer’s Initiatives and for tools and resources, please visit
www.theiacp.org/alzheimers
2025