Alzheimer's South Africa

Area: Durbanville, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Phone: +27 (0)21 979 2724
Contact Person: Jill Robson

Alzheimer's South Africa

Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia. Dementia is a collective name for conditions in which progressive degeneration of the brain affects memory, thinking, behaviour and emotion. Symptoms may include:
• loss of memory
• difficulty in finding the right words or understanding what people are saying
• difficulty in performing previously routine tasks
• personality and mood changes

Dementia is not a normal part of ageing. It knows no social, economic, ethnic or geographical boundaries. Although individuals experience dementia in their own way, eventually those affected are unable to care for themselves and need help with all aspects of daily life.

There is currently no cure.

We have regional offices in every province. Regional office information can be found on our website or send an email to Jill Robson and she will forward the request to the relevant office.


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