On 21 september 2019 it’s World Alzheimer Day and the World Alzheimer Report 2019 is launched. ‘Let’s talk about dementia’ as this years’ campaign titel states.
World Alzheimer’s Month (september 2019) is a time to recognise the impact of dementia but also to act to support those affected globally. A coordinated global voice on dementia ensures that this action is taken to advance awareness, care and science all year round.
By far the loveliest person with alzheimer to care for of was ‘ours’, my sister and mine. Our aunt, actually our second mother. We loved her dearly. She would be delighted that her picture is on your screen now.
She passed away in July 2017 and we wouldn’t pay her respect in the right way remembering her only as a person with alzheimer. She was so much more. A truly great and loving person with a beautiful rich life.
In her career in health care and her last years with Alzheimer (around 5-10 years) she would fully adhere tot the message of World Alzheimer Month:
– For people living with dementia: Although there is no cure at present, a diagnosis provides an opportunity to discuss dementia and plan for the future to maximise your quality of life.
– For carers: If you are a carer, remember to take care of yourself. Lees meer…