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Celebrating 40 years of ADI

This year, 2024 marks the 40th year of Alzheimer's Disease International and our work to secure a future that includes greater awareness of the condition, increased access to care, post-diagnostic support,and emerging treatments as well as a achieving a world without stigma. ADI invites our global community to celebrate with us on this momentous occasion with thanks to all who have been with us on this journey over four decades.

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Starting a conversation: Occupational therapy and dementia

In this blog, the authors of 'Occupational Therapy and Dementia' discuss the importance of occupational therapy in better supporting people living with dementia, as well as raising awareness about reducing the risk of dementia.

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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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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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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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The impact of caregiving in LGBTQ+ communities

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.

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Living to the best of one’s ability

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.

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