World Alzheimer’s Month

World Alzheimer’s Month is the international campaign every September to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. September 2020 will mark the 9th World Alzheimer’s Month. 

What is Dementia?

From Alzheimers Disease International

 

Alzheimer's Society

5 Things To Know About Dementia

  1. It not a natural part of aging
  2. Dementia is cause by a disease of the brain
  3. It’s not just about losing you memory
  4. People with dementia can still live well
  5. Alzheimer Society will help anyone affected by dementia

For more details https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/five-things-you-should-know-about-dementia

Contact Alzheimer’s Society on:

Alzheimer’s Society has temporarily replaced face-to-face and group services with more online and telephone support, and new versions of some services. Our CEO, Kate Lee, has shared further changes to some programmes.

 

 

Local support

Please note, there might be an adjustment is services offered due to the pandemic.
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Depending on the area where you live, they can offer the following options to carers of people living with dementia, those they care for and their families –

For more information on any of the above options, please call 0121 553 6483.