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Q. How long do People with Alzheimers live?

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Updated: July 3, 2006

A. People with Alzheimer's can live for a long time. A lot will depend on the physical fitness of the person prior to the disease developing.

The rate Alzheimer's disease advances differs from person to person are also highly variable.

Survival rates vary from 2 to 20 years from onset of the disease.

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