World Alzheimer's Day
September 21 is World Alzheimer’s Day, an annual event that brings awareness and attention to the devastating effects of Alzheimer’s disease. Launched in 1994, World Alzheimer’s Day includes a wide variety of educational events, memory walks and conferences that take place all over the world.
Every 70 seconds, someone will develop the disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.
It is estimated 18 million people around the world are afflicted with the disease.
Early detection and being aware of the symptoms of the disease is paramount. Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s.
Learn how you can make a difference this year and get involved.