World Alzheimer Report 2022
1 September 2022
Dementia is a condition where patients experience impaired memory, thinking, behaviour and emotional control. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia and accounts for 60-80 per cent of all cases. Published by Alzheimer's Disease International, London, this report features essays on life after dementia is diagnosed – it deals with all stages of dementia and recommends ways of post-diagnosis support. The report was published in September 2022.The report is the result of primary research conducted through surveys in seven languages from May to July of 2022. Of the surveyed individuals, 62 per cent were female, 37 per cent were male and one per cent were non-binary. It included both caregivers and patients themselves.This 416-page document is organized into 24 chapters, grouped into eight thematic parts. It begins by addressing the significance of dementia staging, the challenges faced at each stage, and the distinct features of various dementia types. It then explores the impact of a dementia diagnosis on individuals living with dementia, their caregivers, families, and communities...