The Alzheimer Society of Finland was established in 1988 to provide help and assistance for people with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers. The society is a non-profit organisation.
The society consists of a national office with 2 local branches and 43 local associations across the country with more than 14 500 members altogether.
The Alzheimer Society of Finland works nationwide to achieve the following goals:
- Improve the quality of life of people with memory diseases and their caregivers
- Promote the legal, economical and social rights of people suffering from memory diseases
- Develop the support system of people with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers
- Educate the professionals in health care
- Influence the attitudes towards people with memory diseases
- Influence the political decision making process.
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