Alzheimer Society of Ireland

The Alzheimer Society is Ireland's leading dementia specific service provider with over 100 services across the country.

Health - Ireland
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2019 PLAN

€ 13,280

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2019 PLAN

€ 13,280

raised of €0 goal

297

altruists

Create fundraising page

Donations made here are eligible for a charity to reclaim in tax paid in Ireland

Cause

Currently there are almost 55,000 people living with dementia in Ireland. 4,000 of these people are under 65 and are classified as having younger onset dementia. It is estimated that the number of people living with dementia will rise to 153,157 by 2046 due to population ageing. Approximately4,000 cases of dementia are identified in Ireland each year. There areapproximately 50,000 family carers caring for someone with dementia. For eachperson diagnosed with dementia there at least three family members directly affected.

Response

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland works across the country in the heart of local communities providing dementia specific services and supports and advocating for the rights and needs of all people living with dementia and their carers. Our vision is an Ireland where no one goes through dementia alone and where policies and services respond appropriately to the person with dementia and their carers, at the times they need support.

Projects in 2019