Authors: Alice Weatherston
“We must use the findings of this report to advocate for action in international forums to fight back against the stigma of dementia and encourage the growth of dementia-friendly communities and countries. This action should include timely diagnosis and post-diagnostic support and improved access to support and care, especially in low and middle income countries,” Glenn Rees, Chair of Alzheimer’s Disease International.
Following on from the release of the World Alzheimer Report 2015 by Alzheimer’s Disease International earlier this week, this infographic collates all the key facts and figures from the research which investigated the prevalence, incidence, costs and trends of dementia worldwide.
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