This day is celebrated to understand the significance of discussing dementia and demystify it. Alzheimer’s is a reformist malady that causes brain cells to decline and die.

When is World Alzheimer’s Day?

World Alzheimer’s Day is seen on September 21, consistently to raise awareness, teach about Alzheimer’s and Dementia. This day is celebrated to understand the significance of discussing dementia and demystify it. Alzheimer’s is a reformist sickness that causes brain cells to degenerate and die.


In seventh century BC, Greek philosopher Pythagoras talked about “a human lifespan” and called the later long stretches of human life as the ‘senium’.

He depicted a time of mental and physical decay with the term senium. In the last part of the 1500s and mid 1600s Shakespeare too expounded on it in a portion of his incredible plays like ‘Hamlet’ and ‘King Lear’ where the characters endured the loss of mental acuity in mature age.

It was distinctly in 1901 when a German specialist Alois Alzheimer recognized the main case in a 50-year-old German lady and the mind condition at long last got named after him.

Later in 1984, Alzheimer Disease International was established and in 1994, on their tenth commemoration, they declared the principal World Alzheimer’s Day to be seen on September 21 while World Alzheimer’s Month was dispatched in 2012.


It is the most widely recognized reason for dementia-a persistent decrease in deduction, conduct, and social skills that upsets an individual’s capacity to work freely.

It is more normal in individuals over the age of 60 however it can once in a while the beginning stage of Alzheimer’s can be seen between the ages of 30 and 60.

According to Alzheimer’s Disease International information, Dementia influences 50 million individuals around the world, with another instance of dementia happening some place on the planet at regular intervals.”

The topic for World Alzheimer’s Month 2020 is ‘Let’s talk about dementia’. This day is additionally celebrated as a worldwide mission to bring issues to light and feature issues looked by individuals influenced by dementia.

One can consider this to be as an open door for individuals to exhibit how might anybody beat these issues and assist individuals with adapting to dementia.

It is a significant month as dementia is probably the greatest test for almost 50 million individuals living with dementia.

As per Alzheimer’s Disease International, “2 out of every 3 people globally believe there is little or no understanding of dementia in their countries. The impact of World Alzheimer’s Month is growing, but the stigmatization and misinformation that surrounds dementia remain a global problem, that requires global action.”

This is the ninth World Alzheimer’s Month, it was launched in 2012.

As per Alzheimer’s Disease International, a group of in excess of 80 Alzheimer’s relationship on the planet, it takes around 20 years before an Alzheimer’s patient begins to show indications. A great many people simply live with this illness, unaware.

It isn’t realized why individuals create dementia, there are numerous components that have been recommended to be connected to the advancement of this ailment which included mature age, family ancestry, way of life and health, diabetes, obesity, depression are additionally connected to dementia.

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