Dementia Awareness Week 14th – 20th May 2017

Dementia Awareness Week 14th – 20th May 2017

Dementia Awareness Week is running until the 20th May 2017 and Alzheimer’s Society, the UK’s leading Dementia support and research charity, are asking everyone across England, Wales and Northern Ireland to unite against Dementia which is set to be the 21st century’s biggest killer. What causes Dementia? Dementia is caused when the brain is damaged by diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease or a series of strokes. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of Dementia, but not the only one. What are the symptoms of Dementia? A person with Dementia will often experience the following cognitive symptoms: – Difficulty recalling…