World Alzheimer’s Day 2023: 21 September

World Alzheimer’s Day 2023: 21 September

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Category : Important Days Published on: September 23 2023

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  • World Alzheimer’s Day is observed on September 21 every year to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease.
  • This day is dedicated to raising awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and various forms of dementia. A key objective of this day is to eliminate the stigma surrounding Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Theme 2023 –Never too early, never too late
  • Alzheimer’s disease, a neurological disorder, occurs when abnormal proteins called beta-amyloid build up in the brain cells, causing them to shrink and eventually die.
  • World Alzheimer’s Day was established on September 21, 1994, in Edinburgh, to mark the tenth anniversary of Alzheimer’s disease International (ADI).
  • ADI, formed in 1984, is an organization dedicated to helping and providing guidance to individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and their families.
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