World Alzheimer’s Month 2015

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Grand Quiz “Healty lifestyle redues the risk of Dementia”
13 December, 2017

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The theme for this year’s World Alzheimer’s Month campaign is Remember Me. We’re encouraging people all around the world to learn to spot the signs of dementia, but also not to forget about loved ones who are living with dementia, or who may have passed away. The impact of September’s campaign is growing, but the stigmatisation and misinformation that surrounds dementia remains a global problem.
If you are living with dementia:
Remember that you are not alone. It is possible to live well with dementia by seeking help and support from your family, friends, doctor, health and social workers and from the Alzheimer association in your country. You have a right to feel empowered and listened to, and to be treated as an individual.
If you are a caregiver:
Remember that caring for someone with dementia is a challenging task. However, it is easier to cope if you make sure you look after yourself too, taking care of your own physical and mental health needs. This will make a big difference to the wellbeing for both you and the person you are caring for.
As a society:
Remember that people living with dementia and their caregivers can often feel isolated, so we need to do more to tackle this stigma. Dementia Friendly Communities are being established all over the world to educate people about dementia and to provide stronger, community-based support networks for people living with dementia, caregivers and families.
As an individual:
Remember that leading a healthy lifestyle may help to reduce your risk of developing dementia later in life. The general rule is what’s good for the heart is good for the brain, so both should be well looked after with a balanced diet and regular physical and mental exercise. Much of what’s needed are simple activities you can do in your day to day life.
As a government:
Remember that developing a national dementia plan will help your country to deal with the growing impact of dementia’s rising prevalence and cost. These plans help to increase national awareness and education about dementia and can improve access to diagnosis, treatment and care, promoting a better quality of life for people living with dementia.
In September 2015, all Alzheimer’s association around the world will mark the World Alzheimer’s Month with awareness-raising activities taking place over 30 days. World Alzheimer’s Day on 21 September will play a key role in the month as the coordinated international effort reaches its peak. World Alzheimer’s Month will offer Alzheimer associations the opportunity to reach more individuals and groups and increase their efforts to call for improved support services for people with dementia and their carers.
Alzheimer’s Pakistan in collaboration with Asian Medical Students’ Association is organizing an awareness campaigns in different medical colleges throughout Pakistan.
A series of events have been planed all over the country during the World Alzheimer’s Month 2015, which includes:
Grand Quiz: Healthy Lifestyle Reduces The Risk Of Dementia
Awareness seminars
World Alzheimer’s Month Basketball Challenge
Awareness stalls at Public places
Memory Walks
TV & Radio Programs
Newspapers articles

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