World Alzheimer’s Month 2017 toolkit

This World Alzheimer’s Month help us raise awareness of the global human and economic cost of dementia. Together we can highlight the issues faced by people affected by dementia and join together to help people everywhere live well with dementia.

Simply download or copy any of the resources in this toolkit and start sharing

Template web stories

Take Action This World Alzheimer’s Day (354KB)

And Then I looked Up Dementia (421KB)

Infographics

Click on each image to save one of GADAA’s World Alzheimer’s Month infographics to use on social media or in your communications:

 

Social media

Twitter

If you do one thing this September, please tweet, and encourage others to, using the World Alzheimer’s Month hashtag #WAM2017 and the World Alzheimer’s Day hashtag #WorldAlzheimersDay. Here’s a couple of ideas to get you started…

  • Today is #WorldAlzheimersDay #dementia is global health, social care and rights issue that can no longer be ignored
  • Every 3 seconds someone is diagnosed with #dementia, making it a global public health priority. #WorldAlzheimersDay is time to rise to challenge
  • #Dementia is 1 of top 10 causes of death worldwide, it’s not natural part of aging but a medical condition & needs global action #WAM2017

… for more ideas or tweets follow us @GADAAlliance

Facebook

Or if you’d rather spread the word on Facebook, here’s a sample post for your network…

Dementia is one of the top ten causes of death worldwide, yet there is a lack of understanding that dementia is not a natural part of aging but a medical condition. Dementia knows no borders and affects every country in the world. This World Alzheimer’s Month, find out how to get it right for everyone affected by dementia: gadaalliance.org/global-challenge

Further resources

Use these extra materials to help you learn more and spread the word this World Alzheimer’s Month:

10 Warning Signs of Dementia printable poster

And then I Looked up Dementia…Women Speak Out: a GADAA short film

Women & Dementia: A Global Challenge: a GADAA report

World Alzheimer’s Month campaign website

World Alzheimer Report 2015: The Global Impact of Dementia