2020 World Alzheimer's Month

World Alzheimer's Month is the international campaign by Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) every September to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. As the only ADI member in Hong Kong, Hong Kong Alzheimer’s Disease Association organizes various activities in this month!

 World Alzheimer's Report

World Alzheimer's Report 2020:

Design, Dignity, Dementia: dementia-related design and the built environment

 Let’s Talk About Dementia – Public Campaign 

Is our community dementia friendly?

Hong Kong Alzheimer’s Disease Association is organizing a survey of living conditions of people living with dementia.

Please help us to fill an online questionnaire, or Whatsapp (6706 5953 )/ Email (dementiafriends@hkada.org.hk) us the dementia/ elder “unfriendly” facilities you found on or before 5 Sept 2020.

 Don’t Forget Me – Public Campaign 

Our Precious Memories…..

Do you still remember the precious memories with your grandparents or elders around you? Time to recall your unforgettable moment with them in World Alzheimer’s Month.

 

Throughout the World Alzheimer’s Month (September), people are encouraged to:

 

  1. Post a meaningful photo and share a memory at your social media platform.

  2. Hashtag #DontForgetMe

  3. Tag your friends and encourage them to join

Covid-19 deaths disproportionately affecting people with dementia, targeted response urgently needed

The Covid-19 pandemic is leading to extremely high death rates amongst people with dementia globally. At the beginning of World Alzheimer’s Month, Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) highlights emerging data revealing that in Canada 85 percent of all Covid-19 deaths are in long term care, where two thirds of people have dementia. In the UK 26 percent of Covid-19 deaths are people living with dementia, and in regions of Italy 20 percent. 

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