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Advice and support for those affected by the Ukrainian crisis

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.

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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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Paola Barbarino and Queen Silvia

Queen Silvia of Sweden becomes ADI Ambassador

Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden has become an Honorary Ambassador of Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI), in recognition of her personal commitment to work surrounding elderly and end of life care, and specifically dementia. Queen Silvia has a long-standing association with and in support of dementia. In 1996, she initiated…

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Dr Jennifer Butte

Dr Jennifer Bute: A Journey of Hope

Featured in the World Alzheimer Report 2018: The state of the art of dementia research: New frontiers, is Dr Jennifer Butte, a formal General Practitioner (GP) diagnosed with dementia. This is her story in her own words.

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Dementia in the Caribbean: No time to lose

The 4th Regional non-Latin Caribbean Conference on Alzheimer’s and Dementia was hosted by the Alzheimer's Association of Trinidad and Tobago and ADI in Port of Spain.

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Paola Barbarino

Paola Barbarino appointed as new CEO

ADI is excited to announce that Paola Barbarino has been appointed as our new CEO. Paola will assume the role on 15 May 2017, after which there will be a period of transition alongside outgoing Executive Director, Marc Wortmann. Marc will be leaving his position after more than ten years…

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