This page has been set up in response to the crisis taking place in Ukraine. Here you can find an overview of resources and support for people who have been affected by the crisis, directly and indirectly. We will be adding to this page regularly.
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.
Earlier this year, Alzheimer’s Disease Association of the Philippines partnered with Memory Lane Games to build a culturally relevant and customised cognitive game app for carers and people living with dementia in the Philippines.
Desirée Vlekken, Founder of ADI member 4get-me-not (United Arab Emirates), writes about how the organisation is incorporating music and 'cat therapy' to improve the lives of people living with dementia, as well as cats in the community.
Birgitta Martensson, former CEO of Alzheimer Schweiz Suisse Svizzera, writes about her journey in seeking and receiving an Alzheimer's diagnosis and why she feels it's important to share with family, friends and those she meets.
Researchers from University College London (UCL) summarise their recently published study which explores the consideration of minority characteristics within pre-existing clinical practice guidelines for dementia.
In this blog from Meredith Gresham of COGNISANCE, Meredith outlines how the Forward with Dementia campaign is helping to provide hope and support for people living with dementia and carers, as well as tools for more effective post-diagnostic support, in 5 countries.
In this blog, Amalia Fonk-Utomo writes about her experience as Head of Accreditation and the journey to Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau becoming the first ADI Accredited body.
In this blog, the World Alzheimer Report 2020 authors discuss the creation of a new national dementia plan guide which aims to aid policymakers and interested people looking to include dementia-related design in their own national dementia plans.
In this blog from Maree McCabe, CEO of Dementia Australia, Maree writes about the organisation's dementia friendly communities programme and how people living with dementia are spearheading its success.