The Executive Summary of the Dementia India Report 2010 is available in Assamese courtesy the Guwahati Chapter of ARDSI (Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders of India). This Assamese translation includes explanations, figures and tables that give basic information on what dementia is, the various types of dementia, the symptoms, risk factors, etc. The document also includes information on what care involves, challenges faced by caregivers, and the status of support in India.
Here are some selected excerpts from the report: Assamese version, Dementia India Report 2010 (executive summary translation by ARDSI Guwahati Chapter) .
A brief description of dementia.
Diseases causing irreversible dementia, and their typical early symptoms
Modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for dementia
The impact of dementia at various levels
You can view/ download the full report at the site of ARDSI Guwahati, at Dementia Report in Assamese, PDF file (1.1 MB)
The ARDSI Guwahati Chapter also provides information and support in Assamese. They have a helpline. Their contact information and other data can be seen at Resources for dementia care: Guwahati (Assam).
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