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Friday, September 13, 2013
Bangalore: World Alzheimer's Day 2013
"Nightingales Centre for Ageing & Alzheimer’s and the Bangalore Chapter of Alzheimer’s & Related Disorder Society of India are organizing a 60 km Marathon Memory Walk to mark the World Alzheimer’s Day this year in association with ETCM hospital, Kolar. The Walk will commence from Kolar on 19th Sep and culminate at Bangalore on 21st Sep, the World Alzheimer’s Day with a public meeting.
A Mobile Exhibition will lead the Walk. A large number of caregivers, senior citizens, health care professionals and those concerned with dementia are expected to participate. Enroute, over ten memory screening camps especially in Primary Health Centres in the rural areas will be organized. Placards will be displayed and pamphlets on dementia will be distributed as part of public education.
In the public function, over 100 dementia patients will be present, in addition to the participants of Walkathon."
Publié par Ms Hendi Lingiah, clinical psychologist, France