World Alzheimer's Month is an annual event held in September every year. The international event is run by Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI). The month-long event aims to educate people and raise awareness about the challenges and stigma surrounding Alzheimer's and dementia. As per records, the event has been running since 2012. Alzheimer’s To Become a Disease of the Young? Find Out How Faulty Genes Can Make It Common in Youngsters.

World Alzheimer's Day is held during World Alzheimer's Month and is on September 21 every year. Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia that affects parts of the brain that control thought, memory, and language. Each September, people worldwide unite to raise awareness about all types of dementia.

World Alzheimer's Month 2023 Dates

World Alzheimer's Month is observed every year in September. This means World Alzheimer's Month will begin on September 1 and last until September 30. Understanding the Basics: What Does This Neurologic Disorder Look Like? How Long Can a Person Live with Alzheimer’s? Everything You Need to Know.

World Alzheimer's Month Significance

World Alzheimer's Month is an important global event that educates people about the condition and its impact on individuals and families. The observance calls for better care, support, and understanding for those affected by these conditions. During the month, various organizations and healthcare providers organize events, workshops, seminars, and information campaigns to increase awareness and promote understanding of Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

The aim is to encourage conversations about memory loss, cognitive decline, and the challenges people live with these conditions and their caregivers face. The activities organized during Alzheimer's Month emphasize the importance of early diagnosis, appropriate medical care, and support.

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