NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (September 21, 2015) — The following is an address delivered by Deputy Premier of Nevis and Minister of Health Hon. Mark Brantley on the occasion of World Alzheimer’s Day observed on Monday September 21, 2015
World Alzheimer’s Day is commemorated annually on the 21st of September. The theme for this year’s campaign is “Remember Me”. Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60-70 percent of all dementia cases and can result in memory loss including difficulties with thinking, problem solving and language. These symptoms not only affect the individual but the family and community as well.