September 2015: World Alzheimer’s Month activities in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
September 2015 will mark the fourth global World Alzheimer’s Month™, an international campaign to raise awareness and challenge stigma.
The theme for World Alzheimer’s Month 2015 is Remember Me. We’re encouraging people all around the world to learn to spot the signs of dementia, but also not to forget about loved ones who are living with dementia, or those who may have passed away.
The impact of September’s campaign is growing, but the stigmatisation and misinformation that surrounds dementia remains a global problem.
Every September Alzheimer associations across the world take part in an international campaign to raise awareness and challenge the stigma faced by older people living with dementia.
Nigeria has been participating in this campaign. For the last couple of Septembers you may have seen us marching through Ibadan and its suburbs to raise awareness about dementia…
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