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For my father and my mother have forsaken me, but the Lord will take me in. Ps. 27

 

CASAK Promotes healthy aging to the risk of dementia through creation awareness and advocacy. We carry out assessment and advice communities on early symptoms of Alzheimer’s  disease.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Alzheimer’s and Dementia contribute to 1.01 percent of the total annual deaths in Kenya. The World Alzheimer’s Report 2021 indicates that 75 percent of people with dementia (including Alzheimer’s) are not diagnosed. https://www.enableme.ke/en/disabilities/alzheimer-s-disease-management-1688

 

 

 

Difficulty in

  • Memory
  • Language
  • Problem-solving
  • Cognitive skills that affect a person’s ability to perform everyday activities

 

Dementia Symptoms 

 Initially:

Nerve cells are damaged or destroyed in the part of brain involved in cognitive functions.

  • Later (as dementia progresses):

Nerve cells in other parts of the brain are damaged or destroyed, impacting the person’s ability to perform basic bodily functions such as walking and swallowing.

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