Dementia is the key challenge facing the health and social care system in the UK today. There are 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK with this number set to rise to 1 million by 2021.There are 670,000 carers for people with dementia in the UK.
At Alzheimer's Society, we believe passionately that life doesn't end when dementia begins. We are here for anyone affected by dementia, and we do everything we can to keep people with dementia connected to their lives and the people who matter most. For more information about all aspects of Alzheimer’s Society’s work, please go to www.alzheimers.org.uk
We campaign for a fairer deal for people with dementia and their carers. We work hard to raise awareness of dementia, both with the general public and health professionals, but always with key decision makers around the UK. To find out more, contact us.