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World Alzheimer's Day aims to educate people about Alzheimer's disease, which is the most common form of dementia. The day aims to encourage discussions about Alzheimer's, removing the stigma often associated with the disease, and advocating for improved care and support for those affected. It also highlights the importance of continuing research in the field of dementia to find potential treatments, risk reduction, and ultimately a cure for Alzheimer's.
In 1994, Alzheimer’s Disease International launched World Alzheimer's Day. It is particularly significant in the UK since there are approximately 850,000 people living with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, and this figure is expected to rise as the population ages. Dementia has emerged as the leading cause of death in England and Wales which emphasizes the importance of addressing this critical health issue. Recognising World Alzheimer's Day helps to create a platform for fundraising activities, campaigning efforts, and support for those living with dementia and their families.
World Alzheimer's Day is observed through activities and events intended to raise awareness, provide education, and support affected individuals and their families. These events include Memory Walks, coffee mornings, information sessions, and other fundraising activities organised by the Alzheimer's Society and partner organisations. Individuals and organisations can amke use of social media to further spread the message about Alzheimer's disease and dementia. World Alzheimer's Day is celebrated annually on the 21st of September.
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World Alzheimer's Day References and Related Siteswww.alzheimers.org.uk: Alzheimer's About Dementia www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov: NCBU Alzheimer Around The World