The Alzheimer’s/Dementia Rotarian Action Group (ADRAG) is a global network of Rotary members and their families, who are committed to supporting those affected by Alzheimer's and other dementias. The group works towards raising awareness about the disease, promoting prevention and early detection, and providing support and care for those living with Alzheimer's and their caregivers.
The ADRAG was established in 2013 by a group of Rotarians who recognized the growing impact of Alzheimer's on families and communities worldwide. Since then, the group has grown to include members from over 100 countries who are actively engaged in various initiatives aimed at improving the lives of those affected by Alzheimer's.
Some of the ADRAG's key initiatives include:
Education and awareness: ADRAG members work to raise awareness about Alzheimer's and other dementias, and provide education on prevention, early detection, and treatment options.
Support for caregivers: The ADRAG provides support and resources for caregivers of people with Alzheimer's, including respite care, counseling, and educational materials.
Fundraising: The group raises funds to support Alzheimer's research and care initiatives through various events and activities.
Advocacy: The ADRAG advocates for policies and programs that support those affected by Alzheimer's, and works to improve access to care and support services.
Overall, the ADRAG is dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by Alzheimer's and other dementias, and to promoting awareness and action to address this global health challenge.