The estimated number of people with memory-related diseases living in Finland is 193 000. Approximately 14 500 Finns develop Alzheimer's or a related disease yearly. Presently there are approximately 7 000 Finns with memory disturbances under the age of 65.
Finnish memory work
These poster have been presented in international conferences held by Alzheimer Europe and Alzheimer's Disease International.
- How can a standardised criteria help develop the quality of life of people with memory-related diseases
- New care guidelines for home care services and nursing homes
- Many faces of memory diseases
- Memory Activists – The Finnish model of participation
- Thoughts of people with younger onset memory disease about inclusion
- Everyday Attorney to support people with memory-related diseases and their relatives
Read about memory-related diseases in Alzheimer Europe's and Alzheimer Disease International's websites. AE and ADI are the umbrella organizations of The Alzheimer Society of Finland.
Useful information can also be found in the webpages of Alzheimer's Society and Alzheimer's Association.
For more information:
tel. 050 567 6445