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Creating Awareness About Alzheimer’s

Creating Awareness About Alzheimer’s  Creating Awareness About Alzheimer’s

It is estimated that about 700,000 Iranian are living with Alzheimer’s disease, president of the Iranian Alzheimer’s Society, Massoumeh Salehi, said, ILNA reported.

The expert suggested expanding educational programs to help with early diagnosis of the disease, noting that disabilities resulting from the disease could be postponed through early diagnosis.

At present, the Iranian Alzheimer’s Society provides financial support and counseling services to about 4,000 patients and their families, she added.

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, a group of disorders that impairs mental functioning. September 21 is marked each year as World Alzheimer’s Day. 

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