September – World Alzheimer's Month 2012
Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive neurological disorder, resulting in the gradual loss of brain cells. It causes a gradual loss of memory and mental capabilities, while also affecting the patient’s personality. In Poland, there are over 250 thousand people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Worldwide – over 30 million.
“Dementia: Living Together” is the motto of this year’s World Disease Month. Although there is currently no cure for the disease, its progression can be slowed down, if diagnosed at an early stage. “Cogito” Memory Disorder Association offers help to those afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease. Additional help can be acquired from the Memory Disorder Diagnostics and Treatment Center, which specializes in memory disorders, including those resulting from Alzheimer’s disease – look for more information here. ....
Comprehensive information on the World Alzheimer’s Month can be found at: www.alz.co.uk