Alzheimer's Awareness Month
The County of Northern Lights Council has proclaimed January 2021 as Alzheimer's Awareness Month in the County.
WHEREAS, Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, causing symptoms such as cognitive decline, memory loss, and difficulty performing daily activities;
WHEREAS, more than 46,000 Albertans are affected directly or indirectly by dementia and Alzheimer’s disease;
WHEREAS, the Alzheimer’s Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories provides valuable information and services for those living with dementia and Alzheimer’s, and supports research to identify the cause, a cure and effective treatment options for this devastating condition;
WHEREAS, the County of Northern Lights commends the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories for their commitment to improving the quality of life of those living with the disease;
THEREFORE, I, Reeve Terry Ungarian, do hereby proclaim January 2021 as Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in the County of Northern Lights.