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Dementia Society of the Philippines


Welcome to the official website of the Dementia Society of the Philippines. This website was created in order to reach out to all physicians, allied specialists and lay people who have a special interest in dementia. All our activities and conferences can be accessed through this website.

The DSP hopes for you to be our partner in our endeavors in caring for individuals with dementia and in helping their caregivers.

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The 18th Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders VIRTUAL Annual Convention

The Dementia Society of the Philippines and its Allied Health Professionals will hold its 18th Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Annual Convention ONLINE! It is scheduled on October 23-24, 2020 via ZOOM. Follow us on our Facebook by clicking this LINK for updates.

Neurology Asia Pays Tribute to Dr. Simeon Marasigan

Professor Marasigan was a towering figure in Philippine Neurology and Psychiatry but to many, he was “Tito Mon” (Uncle Mon) or simply “Dr. M”. He embodied many things to many people whose lives were touched and influenced dearly. He was simple, kind-hearted, witty, humble, caring; above all, a loving son, self-less uncle, true friend, assiduous mentor, tenacious scholar and a magnanimous leader. To quote St. Thomas Aquinas, “Better to illuminate than merely to shine, to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely contemplate”. Professor Marasigan is an icon of the neurosciences whose life, vision and footpaths not only illuminated but conveyed contemplated truths that will be celebrated long after his passing.

Preventing Dementia: AN UPDATE by Lydia T. Manahan, PhD, RN

Everyone wishes not to have dementia.  This might be quite possible because risk factors of dementia consist of non-modifiable and modifiable factors.  Among the non-modifiable factors are genes and old age.  Age is the strongest non-modifiable factor.  With the increasing life span of Filipinos, we cannot say that we can totally eradicate dementia but we might be able to reduce the risk of having dementia or delaying the occurrence of dementia if ever we have the two non-modifiable factors.

The Dementia Society of the Philippines is an interdisciplinary organisation of professionals for the care of persons with dementia and their families through:

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On June 5, 2002 the Dementia Study Group was formed with the objective of conducting monthly scientific meetings on issues concerning cognitive impairment and dementia.