September: World Alzheimer’s Month (ADI / World Dementia Council)

Summary

September 2014 is the third global World Alzheimer’s Month™. This is an international awareness raising campaign coordinated by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI).

“The theme for World Alzheimers Month 2014 is ‘Dementia: Can we reduce the risk?’, focusing on ways we may be able to help reduce our risk of developing dementia with brain healthy lifestyles. In conjunction with World Alzheimers Day™ 21 September, ADI launched the World Alzheimer Report 2014, looking at modifiable risk factors for dementia”.

Read more: World Alzheimer’s Month 2014. Dementia: Can we reduce the risk? Alzheimers Disease International.

Reference

World Alzheimer’s Month 2014. Dementia: Can we reduce the risk?. London: Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI), [Online]: September 2014.

The World Dementia Envoy, Dr Dennis Gillings, has released a message in support of World Alzheimer’s Day™, which falls this year on Sunday September 21st 2014. A number of videos are available via this page.

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Reference

World Dementia Envoy’s message for World Alzheimer’s Day 2014. London: Department of Health / Dementia Challenge / World Dementia Council, September 19th 2014.

Note: The full list of the ADI’s World Alzheimer Reports is available.

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