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Alzheimer’s Pakistan visited TNS Beacon House School Lahore as part of its Dementia Friendly Generation Campaign. Dr. Hussain Jafri, the Secretary General of Alzheimer’s Pakistan gave the students and the faculty an orientation on Alzheimer’s Disease and related Dementias. The students were briefed on what Dementia is, the symptoms to look out for to identify […]

Alzheimer’s Pakistan conducted an awareness lecture on Alzheimer’s at Beacon House National University on Thursday, the 5th of May 2016. The audience was the Mphil students of Health and Educational Psychology. The lecture was also attended by Faculty and Dean of Seeta Majeed School of Arts & Social Sciences, Beacon House University. The Speakers were […]

Alzheimer’s Pakistan went to Central Park Medical College Lahore’ conducted an awareness session and put up a stall for the medical students on Saturday the 30th of April 2016. Patron Alzheimer’s Pakistan Prof, Dr. Yasmin Raashid and General Secretary Alzheimer’s Pakistan Dr. Hussain Jafri were also present on the occasion. A Large number of Doctors, […]

Alzheimer’s Pakistan organized a meeting with Mr. Imran Khan, Chairman Pakistan Tehrik e Insaf on March 06, 2106 at Banni Gala, islamabad. The Alzheimer’s delegation comprised of Mr. Frank Schaper, Ambassador, Alzheimer’s Disease International, Dr. Yasmin Raashid, Patron, Alzheimer’s Pakistan and Mr. Hussain Jafri, Secretary General of Alzheimer’s Pakistan. Mr. Imran Khan was informed about […]

There is enough evidence available now indicating healthy lifestyle which includes regular exercise, healthy food and productive mental activity reduces the incidence of Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

September 2014 marks the global World Alzheimer’s Month, an international campaign to raise awareness and challenge stigma. Since 1994, Alzheimer associations across the globe commemorate 21 September as World Alzheimer’s Day. In 2014, Alzheimer’s Disease International and its member national associations across the world have decided to celebrate the month of September as World Alzheimer’s […]

Smokers have a 45% higher risk of developing dementia than non-smokers, according to information published today by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI). Evidence reviewed by WHO reveals a strong link between smoking and the risk of dementia, and the more a person smokes, the higher the risk. It is estimated […]

Avoid Head Injury A serious head injury, with loss of consciousness, is associated with a higher risk of developing dementia. This doesn’t mean that you will get dementia if you have suffered a serious head injury, but your risk is greater on average than someone who hasn’t suffered one. It’s essential to always wear adequate […]

What is risk? Researchers use the term risk to describe the probability of a disease occurring given exposure to a particular factor. For example, what is the risk of developing dementia for people who exercise 3 times a week or more, compared to people who don’t exercise? Risk in the population is said to be increased or […]