Symptoms may include:
• loss of memory
• difficulty in finding the right words or understanding what people are saying
• difficulty in performing previously routine tasks
• personality and mood changes
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation has implemented the following grants to support people suffering from dementia and help with their treatment:
The theme for World Alzheimer´s Day™ 2009 is Diagnosing Dementia: See It Sooner. Every year on September 21st, Alzheimer associations across the globe unite for this cause. Greece will honor the day with a memory walk, discussions with doctors, and speaking, TV and radio engagements.