Who We Are

Alzheimer’s Association of Kenya was started in 2007 by caregivers affected by Alzheimer’s disease with the aim of starting a support group to help each other as caregivers in dealing with the disease. With time however, the needs of the caregivers evolved and more people reached out to the organization seeking assistance. Hence,there was need for the association to re-strategies to have more impact country wide

That said, the association changed into a Non- Governmental Organization (NGO) to be able to raise funds in order to reach out to communities outside Nairobi, create and facilitate training programs for care givers and help meet financial needs of some families affected by these condition. In January 2016, Alzheimer’ and Dementia Organization Kenya was created.

Our Vision

To create Dementia friendly communities all over Kenya.


To fight the stigma associated with Alzheimer’s & Dementia disease by spreading awareness of Alzheimer’s at a national, community and individual level while empowering those affected by Alzheimer’s with adequate information in order for them to lead quality life’s

Our Scope

Creating awareness of Alzheimer’s & Dementia disease

Fighting the stigma associated with Dementia to enable proper care

Educating people on the importance of a proper diagnosis

Ensuring care givers get proper and adequate training on post diagnosis care

Establishing’s Support groups for care givers all over Kenya

Ensuring that people with Dementia are recognized by the government and provision for their care is included in key government policies/strategies

ADOK relies on donations in order to carry out its work on raising awareness about the impact of Dementia. We ask that you partner with us by making a donation as you can make a real difference to people in Kenya coping with Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia.

Recent News

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Alzheimer’s Support Group Meeting

  • On: October 8, 2017
  • By: alzheimer

When: Saturday, 21th October, 2017 Where: KICC Impala Room 1st Floor ...

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Fundraising walk

  • On: May 15, 2017
  • By: alzheimer

We invite you this June 2017 to Karura Forest for the first Alzheimer& ...

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Monthly Support Group Meetings

  • On: November 14, 2016
  • By: alzheimer

Be part of our support group. When: Every 3rd Saturday of the month. W ...

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Alzheimer’s Awareness

  • On: November 10, 2016
  • By: alzheimer

Be part of our mission as we create Alzheimer’s friendly communi ...