Each September, people around the world observe World Alzheimer’s Month. The month-long recognition was officially launched back in September 2012 and its purpose was – and always will be – to enable national and local Alzheimer associations on a worldwide platform. Through these efforts, sponsors are able to extend the reach of awareness over a longer period of time.
Goals of World Alzheimer’s Month
Alzheimer’s Month gives people an opportunity to come together as one. From all corners of the globe, this 30-day recognition unites leaders, people with dementia, senior caregivers, family members, medical professionals, researchers and the media from.
By recognizing an annual awareness Month and Day sends a strong message to our elected officials and policy makers. Those in power need to understand dementia is a serious health issue that will have serious implications on services and health systems around the world.
Facts about Alzheimer’s Disease
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