In September 2018, Alzheimer’s Jamaica joined an international campaign to raise dementia awareness and challenge stigma. World Alzheimer’s Month is coordinated by Alzheimer’s Disease International, the umbrella organisation of Alzheimer’s… Read More »
Jamaica is one of seven countries chosen to participate in an international research study- Strengthening Responses to Dementia in Developing Countries (STRiDE) Funded by the Research Council UK’s Global Challenges… Read More »
As part of UWI’s Taylor Hall Founders Week events, Alzheimer’s Jamaica participated in a spirited and interesting panel discussion on mental health, focusing on stigma reduction and awareness. The event… Read More »
Alzheimer’s Jamaica’s Executive Director led a Dementia information session with the UTech School of Public Health’s Nursing Students on October 22nd, 2018. The session provided an overview of dementia and… Read More »
Mrs. Tiffany Palmer (pictured), volunteer of Alzheimer’s Jamaica, delivers a presentation on Dementia at Andrews Memorial SDA on Sunday 19th August 2018 as part of the church’s Health Awareness Week.
As of May 2018, AlzJA is the first registered Dementia Friends organisation in the Caribbean. A Dementia Friend learns a little bit more about what it’s like to live with… Read More »
The annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons was proclaimed in 1992, by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3. The observance of the Day aims to promote… Read More »