Alzheimer’s Association of Kenya
History and background
Alzheimer’s Association of Kenya (AAK) is a non-profit Alzheimer association that supports people with dementia and their families. The association was registered in the year 2007 with most of the founding members being individuals who, affected by Alzheimer’s, felt the need to come together and support others in a similar situation; especially care givers. One such person was Elizabeth Kasimu, the current chair of the association, who was prompted to search for answers when her father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.
Aims of the association
Our primary aim is to support people with dementia and their care givers.