According to Alzheimer’s Disease International, more than 35 million people worldwide will have dementia in 2101.  That is a 10% increase over previous global dementia prevalence and ADI predicts that it will nearly double every 20 years.

The UK Alzheimer’s Society recently published a report noting that a better quality of life is possible for people with a dementia diagnosis, much needed information given the staggering numbers facing everyone in the future.

My Name is Not Dementia lists 10 criteria that people with dementia said were important for improving quality of life.   Alzheimer’s Society hopes to use these findings to develop a way to monitor quality of life for people with dementia, ultimately to evaluate policy and service programs in the future.

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