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Centre for Access to Football in Europe marks World Alzheimer’s Day

Monday 21 September 2020

On 21 September, marking World Alzheimer’s Day, the Centre for Access to Football in Europe (CAFÉ) published three articles aimed at spreading awareness of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, dispelling myths and combatting stigma, as well as supporting fans with dementia and their families.

There is an interview with Everton in the Community, the official charity of Everton FC, about its “Pass on the Memories” programme: https://www.cafefootball.eu/news/pass-on-the-memories-supporting-people-with-alzheimers-disease-and-dementia

There is another interview, this time with Hamburg SV about their work using football to support people with dementia:

https://www.cafefootball.eu/news/supporting-fans-with-alzheimers-and-dementia-at-hamburg

The other is an article looking at stigma and stereotypes around Alzheimer’s and dementia:

https://www.cafefootball.eu/news/breaking-the-stigma-and-stereotypes-around-alzheimers

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