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.
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 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.
If you are living with dementia, a carer, clinician, formal (paid) health or long-term care practitioner, we need to hear about your experience of post-diagnosis for the World Alzheimer Report 2022.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ADI is pleased to announce the formalisation of a long-standing collaboration with World Wide-FINGERS (WW-FINGERS) by joining in partnership to reduce the risk of dementia worldwide.
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.