Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

World failing to address dementia challenge: World Health Organization

Only a quarter of countries worldwide have a national policy, strategy, or plan for supporting people with dementia and their families. That is according to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) ‘Global status report on the public health response to dementia’ which was released earlier this month, coinciding with World Alzheimers Month.

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Still Me campaign to mark Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, this September

At just 57 years old, Amrita Francis’ world turned upside down, with an early-onset Alzheimer’s diagnosis that within five years would heavily affect her memory and ability to work. Now at 62 years old, ex-music teacher Amrita still remembers how to play classical piano, and she still enjoys her family. …

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