World Alzheimer’s Day – September 21st 2013 (Updated September 21st 2013)

Today is World Alzheimer’s Day which started in 1994 and takes place on 21st September every year (see Alzheimer’s Disease International for further information). A report into Dementia care has just been published. The report is titled ‘Journey of Caring: An analysis of long term care for Dementia’ and calls for world governments to prioritise Dementia. September is also ‘World Alzheimer’s Month‘.

Fisher’s Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation

Alzheimer’s Organisation on Alzheimer’s Action Day

Health India page: 6 movies about Dementia in Alzheimer’s Disease

MedIndia page.

Dementia Today piece

Medica page on World Alzheimer’s Day

Reaching for the Stars at the D 4 Dementia blog

General Links

NHS Choices has a page on Alzheimer’s Disease in the Health – A-Z section.

Alzheimer’s Disease International global information page.

Alzheimer Europe page on Alzheimer’s Disease.

World Alzheimer’s Day – 2012

World Alzheimer’s Day site

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