World Alzheimer's Day

World Alzheimer’s Day is celebrated every 21st of September on a yearly basis. The World Alzheimer’s Month is a month-long international event that is celebrated annually throughout the month of September.
World Alzheimer's Day: Illustration of an old couple dancing and celebrating near fire-camp and the confused lady thinking is this man my husband or I am dancing with a stranger!
World Alzheimer's Day: Illustration of an old couple, celebrating and dancing!
One of the most common forms of dementia, Alzheimer's disease targets the brain and shows its effects gradually. The signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease include the effects on memory, brain-related capacities, thinking skills, and changes in body functions and behavior.


World Alzheimer's Month


Let's know that what World Alzheimer’s Month addresses and who is behind the event’s smooth running!

World Alzheimer's Day: Quick Glance
Also Known As
Alzheimer's Day
Spreading awareness about Alzheimer's disease
Event Type
Observed at
International level
Awareness programs and campaigns
21 September
Other Correlated Events
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When are World Alzheimer’s Month and Day Observed?

The observance of World Alzheimer’s Month begins from 1st September. The last day of this month-long event comes on 30th September.

The World Alzheimer’s Day is executed by Alzheimer’s Disease International, abbreviated as ADI. World Alzheimer’s Day and the monthly events have been celebrated on the 21st of September since 2012.

How is World Alzheimer’s Day Observed?

The whole month of September and the events and campaigns bring great opportunity for businesses, sufferers, press, professionals, media, and communities to come together and raise awareness about the realities, to organize the events, and sensitize the people and communities about the effects of the disease.

ADI provides campaign materials for the events to the participants. ADI and National Alzheimer’s Charity give wings to those participants who are keen to participate but unable to arrange and organize. It also lobbies the government for extending a hand of help and care.

Why is World Alzheimer’s Day Observed?

The events and observances aim to aware of the issue. It challenges and combats the stigma and misinformation associated with Alzheimer’s and Dementia.

It targets the poor understanding and knowledge about Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia.

The events and campaigns also support those people who have been suffering from the disease.

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