Following the launch of the #WhatsYourPlan campaign in November 2021, ADI examines the campaign’s successes in its first year.
Alzheimer and dementia associations in the Caribbean are calling for National Dementia Plans to be created and implemented through the #WhatsYourPlan campaign.
Jesús Rodrigo, CEO of ADI’s member Confederación Española de Familiares de Enfermos de Alzheimer (CEAFA) shares his experiences of supporting people with dementia and their carers during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Datin Jacqueline WM Wong of Demensia Brunei writes about how Malaysia is responding to the needs of Malaysia's most vulnerable and the elderly during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Carmel Geoghegan, Founder of Dementia Ireland, writes about her experience of caring for her mother and the rewards, stigma and life changing experiences it brought.
This year, International Women’s Day focuses on equality, both at the individual and collective level. In part one of this part two series for International Women’s Day, we look at the role of women as carers in dementia care.
A look at progress and continuing barriers for “the work of a generation”: Challenging stigma in mental health, from Ruth Stone and Sue Baker of Time to Change Global
On Young Carers Awareness Day, ADI Communications and Policy Manager, Annie Bliss, highlights some global examples of youth engagement in issues around dementia. Youth participation is critical for dementia communities globally, as young people play a huge role in volunteerism, advocacy and raising awareness.
Meera Pattabiraman, Chair of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI), writes about ARDSI’s successful engagements with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in India, a country where over 5 million people live with dementia.
Featured in the World Alzheimer Report 2019: Attitudes to dementia, Rangimahora Reddy and Pare Meha of the Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust, as well as Dr Etuini Ma’u of the Waikato District Health Board and Professor John Oetzel of the University of Waikato, delve into the complexities surrounding diagnosing mate wareware (dementia) in Māori communities and how tailored cultural programmes can aid in supporting the individual and their whānau (family).