New numbers in Alzheimer's research show a troubling increase in the number of people who will face the disease.

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KUSA - New numbers in Alzheimer's research show a troubling increase in the number of people who will face the disease.

Right now 5 million Americans live with Alzheimer's. That number is projected to more than triple in the next 40 yeas.

For women over 60 - one in six will get the disease.

Too many people who can relate to each other's stories. Those stories are part of a new book. And a woman from Denver, Sara Spaulding, is one of many who share the story of the journey with her husband, Bill, who had an early onset of the disease.

9NEWS reporter Cheryl Preheim has the story int he video above.

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