September is World Alzheimer's Month

2 September 2013 - September 2013 will mark the second global World Alzheimer’s Month, an international campaign to raise awareness and challenge stigma. The theme for World Alzheimer's Month 2013 is Dementia: a journey of caring.

This year, Alzheimer associations across the world will focus their activities on the care required by people with dementia throughout the course of the condition.

Visit our Find an event page to see the range of activities taking place during World Alzheimer's Month 2013. It's not too late to plan your own event. Use your imagination and get involved, here are some ideas to get you started.

During September, Alzheimer's Disease International will lauch the World Alzheimer Report 2013. This report will consider the continuum of care. Find out more about the World Alzheimer Report.

In addition, September 21st is World Alzheimer's Day. The decision to introduce the full month was made to enable national and local Alzheimer associations worldwide to extend programmes over a longer period of time.

September 21st remains the cornerstone of the global Alzheimer's movement, coinciding with the launch of the 2013 World Alzheimer Report.