September is World Alzheimer's Month
World Alzheimer's Month is the international campaign by Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) every September to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. World Alzheimer's Month was launched in 2012. World Alzheimer's Day is on 21 September each year.
2 out of every 3 people globally believe there is little or no understanding of dementia in their countries. The impact of World Alzheimer's Month is growing, but the stigmatisation and misinformation that surrounds dementia remains a global problem that requires global action.
About Alzheimer's Disease International
Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) is the umbrella organization of 90 Alzheimer associations around the globe. We aim to help establish and strengthen associations around the world and to raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease and other causes of dementia. ADI works locally, by empowering national Alzheimer associations to promote and offer support to people with dementia and their care partners, and globally to focus attention on the epidemic and campaign for policy change from governments and the World Health Organization (WHO), with whom ADI has had consultative status since 2012.
Visit our website at https://www.alz.co.uk/ for a wealth of information and materials.