Lanka Alzheimer’s Foundation

Lanka Alzheimer’s Foundation was founded by Herath Bandara Tamitegama and Lorraine Cheryl Mei Feng Yu in 2001 and became a member of ADI the same year.

The association is based in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

The organisation is proud of its Activity Centre which opened in 2012. It is an eco-friendly building with landscaped gardens that is open three times a week from 9 am – 3 pm and welcomes up to 20 persons with dementia, who are supported by 5-6 dedicated volunteers each day.

Some of the services provided by the association include:

  • Caregiver meetings
  • Counselling
  • Day Care
  • Educational events
  • Helpline
  • Meaningful engagements/activities
  • Newsletter
  • Resources (fact sheets, reading materials)
  • Seminars/Webinars/Workshops
  • Support groups