On the occasion of "world salzheimer day an information campaign was launched countywide by the caritasverband fur den landkreis bad kissingen e. V. Dementia often creeps into the lives of those affected and their caregivers. In everyday life, everything is increasingly "coming apart at the seams. All the more reason to lower inhibition thresholds through appropriate information or to address and reduce fears.
For bystanders, who often cannot initially perceive certain behaviors as disease-related, it is important to develop a new "way of looking at things" on getting dementia. The disease is to be de-tabooed and "bridges" are to be built to help and relief offers as well as to counseling centers and self-help groups are to be built. Various information booths encouraged and informed victims and families, and raised public awareness. Good conversation and meetings enriched the event.
Offer little accepted
The caritas office for carers in bad kissingen, in cooperation with barmer GEK, offered a special course for carers of dementia patients. Due to a lack of registrations, the course "dementia" was cancelled of the caritas association but canceled. Red