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About

Country
Finland
Founded in
1988
Member type
Full member
Member since
1990

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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