Alma Mater Europaea Trains Social Gerontology Professionals

Every three seconds, one person is taken ill with dementia. Dementia is a chronic brain disease characterised by impaired memory, thinking, orientation, recognition, understanding, counting and cognitive abilities, and speech. According to statistics, at the age of 65, every fifth person suffers from dementia, and at the age of over 80, every third person is taken ill with this disease.

Within the framework of the Social Gerontology study programme, Alma Mater Europaea pays much attention to the health of the elderly people and diseases that can affect it. Alma Mater Europaea is preparing professionals who can solve difficult issues related to the care of people with dementia as well as their participation in society.