The Global Impact of Dementia

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The Global Impact of Dementia

Global Dementia Crisis

Someone in the world develops dementia every 3 seconds.  Nearly 50 million people are living with dementia. The number of people living with dementia is predicted to triple, rising to 152 million by 2050.  The condition strikes so often, so arbitrarily, and with such little warning that many have dubbed it the Silent Epidemic.

How You Can Help

  1. Make a Donation to support and sustain the work of the Lanka Alzheimer’s Foundation
  2. Volunteer Time to assist the Foundation carry out its mandate
  3. If there is no Caregiver Support Group in your area, help start one!

Working together we can make dementia a major health priority. We have no time to lose!

The global impact of dementia – World Alzheimer Report 2015