..."Dementia awareness is pathetic in India, a situation confounded further by misinformation and stigma related to the symptoms and to words like dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. This results in multiple problems for affected persons, and my contention is that spreading dementia awareness is the key to improving the situation, and the fastest way to change things in the Indian society.
For the purpose of this discussion, I look at the following broad areas:
Benefits of increased awareness
Awareness campaigns are an effective use of limited resources
Sustained, well-designed campaigns should be used to make a lasting difference"...