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#WhatsYourPlan

To date, only 37 of 194 countries that signed up to implement the WHO Global action plan on dementia have created and funded national dementia plans. Our new campaign aims to galvanise and encourage more governments to develop national dementia plans following their 2017 commitment.

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Young onset dementia and post-diagnostic support

In this blog from Samantha Loi of the Australian Young Onset Dementia Special Interest Group (YOD-SIG), Samantha examines the complexities experienced by people living with young onset dementia when accessing post-diagnostic care, support and treatment.

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Gantenerumab fails to meet primary goal

In a press release, Roche confirmed that the Phase 3 GRADUATE studies for gantenerumab did not meet their primary goal of slowing clinical decline in people with early Alzheimer’s disease.

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Bringing the best to life at Summerset

In this blog from Orquidea Tamayo Mortera of Summerset, one of New Zealand’s leading independent retirement village operators, Orquidea writes about how Summerset is responding and rising to the evolving challenges of care for people living with dementia through innovative ways.

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Values20 launches communiqué in preparation for G20

The communiqué calls on the G20 to lead the way in being truly values-driven for global impact and to operate in an environment where there is an agreement on shared values, clarity on unique values across nations, understanding of the values of difference and more.

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WISH launches new palliative care report with ADI

‘Integrating palliative care for older adults’ was written with ADI, The Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance (WHPCA), SANAD Hospice Lebanon and Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC).

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Providing optimal dementia support to Indigenous people in North America

In this exercept from the essay 'Providing optimal dementia support to Indigenous people in North America', from the World Alzheimer Report 2022, Jordan P Lewis (Aleut) and Kristen M Jacklin write about the need for culturally tailored dementia care in Indigenous communities in North America.

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