The Alzheimer Society of Finland

The society was established in 1988 to provide help and assistance for people with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers. The society is a non-profit organisation.

The society consists of a national office with 2 local branches and 44 local associations ans 38 subdivisions across the country with more than 14 500 members altogether.

The Alzheimer Society of Finland works nationwide to achieve the following goals:

  • Improve the quality of life of people with memory diseases and their caregivers
  • Promote the legal, economical and social rights of people suffering from memory diseases
  • Develop the support system of people with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers
  • Educate the professionals in health care
  • Influence the attitudes towards people with memory diseases
  • Influence the political decision making process

The society has done a board range of development projects over the years. It also organizes an annual seminar for professionals in the memory field.

The society is a member organisation of the Alzheimer's Disease International and Alzheimer Europe.

The Alzheimer Society of Finland is mainly supported by Ministry of Social Affairs and Health with proceeds from Veikkaus.

For further information on our work please contact:

Anna Tamminen
va. toiminnanjohtaja, järjestöjohtaja
tel. 09 6226 2011, 040 455 1330
anna.tamminen@muistiliitto.fi
Järjestö- ja aluetyön kehittäminen ja johtaminen, jäsenpalvelujen kehittäminen.