DEMENTIA AWARENESS

 A few facts:

  • Dementia is not a natural part of ageing.
  • There are different types of Dementia with Alzheimer's Disease being the most common.
  • Dementia affects 850,000 people in the UK.
  • The number of people living with Dementia is set to rise to over one million by 2025. This will soar to 2 millions by 2051.
  • 1 in 6 people over the age of 80 have Dementia.
  • Over 40,000 people under 65 have Dementia in the UK.
  • There is no way to prevent all types of Dementia but research suggests that keeping yourself active and leading a healthy lifestyle reduces your risk of developing Dementia.

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Our Partner Organisations

Acton Community Forum (ACF) work with partners across the borough to support community projects and events. 

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