Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2017
This description of Kusumadewi (DY) Suharya's work was prepared when Kusumadewi (DY) Suharya was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2017.
For long dementia has been considered as normal process of aging. Not many people realized that in most cases it is caused by Alzheimer, a degenerative disease affecting the brain tissue. DY is creating a support system for people with dementia as well as building public awareness of warning signs.
The New Idea
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