Dementia/ Alzheimer’s Resources in Assamese

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) Opens in new window.

A brief description of dementia.
small paragraph on dementia in Assamese
Diseases causing irreversible dementia, and their typical early symptoms
table in Assamese giving dementia causing diseases and their typical symptoms
Modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for dementia
Modifiable and non modifiable risks in Assamese giving dementia causing diseases and their typical symptoms
The impact of dementia at various levels
The impact of dementia at three inter-related levels in Assamese

You can view/ download the full report at the site of ARDSI Guwahati, at Dementia Report in Assamese, PDF file (1.1 MB) Opens in new window

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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Page/ post last updated on: August 28, 2017