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World Alzheimer's Day

Posted on: Sep 23, 2021

World Alzheimer’s Day is a day to reflect on what has been called the other pandemic.

According to the World Health Organization, worldwide 55 million people live with dementia. For every person with dementia, there are two or more family members involved in care, facing physical, emotional and financial stress.

Christian Horizons and its Pathway Memory Support program are committed to being part of a worldwide effort to fight stigma and to support excellent care for persons living with dementia. As part of this, we have committed to:

On World Alzheimer’s Day, we invite you to take some simple steps to support people living with dementia and their care partners. Consider:

This has been a difficult year for persons living with dementia, who have been disproportionately impacted by the Covid epidemic. Let’s hope and pray that by the time World Alzheimer’s Day 2022 comes around we will have good news to report about our progress in research, treatment, and care. 

By Ray Dickison, Chief Operating Officer, Christian Horizons