World Alzheimer's Day: September 21, 2012

The New York Academy of Sciences

This year's theme, 'Dementia: Living Together,' focuses on reducing the stigma of a cognitive disorder that affects an estimated 36 million people worldwide.

This Friday, September 21, marks the 18th annual World Alzheimer's Day. Sponsored by Alzheimer's Disease International, this year's theme is "Dementia: Living Together," focused on reducing the stigma associated with dementia and creating a more inclusive society in which people with dementia and their families can live without fear of discrimination. This year also marks September as the first global World Alzheimer's Month. . . .

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