Dementia devastates lives. By 2021, 1 million people will be living with the condition. But dementia won’t win. Until the day we find a cure, Alzheimer’s Society will be here for anyone affected by dementia – wherever they are, whatever they’re going through. Everything we do is informed and inspired by them.
There are 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK. 225,000 people develop dementia every year, that’s roughly one person every three minutes. Dementia costs the UK £26.3 billion a year . 17 % of carers say there isn’t enough support available