The annual event brings together basic scientists, clinical researchers, early career investigators, clinicians and the care research community to discuss the latest developments and innovation in Alzheimer’s and dementia research.
With only a fifth of WHO Member States meeting their commitments to the Global Action Plan on dementia, urgent action is needed to address the escalating global dementia crisis.
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.
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.
We asked some of our sponsors what inspires them to support World Alzheimer's Month as well as people living with dementia and their families.
In this exercept from the essay 'The impact of caregiving in LGBTQ+ communities', from the World Alzheimer Report 2022, Julien Rougerie outlines the challenges of caregiving faced by the LGBTQ+ community.
In this exercept from the essay 'Living to the best of one's ability', from the World Alzheimer Report 2022, Keith Oliver shares how the support of others has helped him to navigate life since his diagnosis 11 years ago.
In this blog, Shamayne Leelawati shares how her caring journey for her father changed after COVID-19 and how it inspired her to change the narrative around post-diagnostic care.
As a part of the STRiDE project, the STRiDE Kenya team recently developed an anti-stigma toolkit and 'train the trainers' manual which aims to change the public perception around dementia in Kenya.
In this blog from Peter Edwards, a Singing for the Brain™ Leader with Croydon Alzheimer’s Society (UK), Peter writes how one group of friends inspired a global singing project through their virtual singalongs during the first COVID-19 lockdown in 2020.