The Councilor for Family and Equality of Opportunities in office, Violante Tomás, along with Mayor Alcantarilla, Joaquín Buendía, and the president of the Association of Relatives and Sick Alzheimer's Sewer (Afade-Alcantarilla), Julia Fernández Sánchez, recently visited Its day center.
During the visit, the counselor explained that the financing of the Murciano Institute of Social Action (IMAS) for this center was expanded from April 1 in seven more places, from 26, to 240,654 euros, to 33 places .
This extension also subsidizes the support of older people who attend this center.
The counselor referred to "the quality that is provided in the day center of Afade to the elderly with alzhemer, which together with the other two day centers of majors that exist in the municipality, undoubtedly give one of the Greater coverage of the Region ".
It is a day center for the care of elderly people with Alzheimer's and other dementias.
Afade-Alcantarilla "is an example of responsibility with this work of helping citizens about the reality of Alzheimer's, but also with care, providing services and therapies that allow its users to maintain physical and mental skills for as long as possible And accompanying them in the battle against the disease, "said the counselor.
Alzheimer's affects about 17,000 people in the Region of Murcia.
Organizations such as Afade-Alcantarilla carry out "a great job of providing information, support and assistance to users and their families, as well as their divulging work among society that is allowing the banishment of false myths about this disease," explained Violante Tomás.