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.
On World Alzheimer’s Day, Hilary Doxford, a dementia advocate and member of the 3 Nations Dementia Working Group and World Dementia Council, shares her views and experiences – as well as those of her friends and fellow advocates – of living with dementia in the UK during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The following piece is from our third 'From Plan to Impact' report and written by ADI's Communications and Policy Manager, Annie Bliss, the main author of the report. In this piece, she writes about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for people living with dementia.
Catherine Hall, Chief Executive of Alzheimers New Zealand, writes about how Alzheimers New Zealand has responded and adapted to COVID-19, both in the first weeks of lockdown and today.
Mario Possenti, CEO of ADI’s member Federazione Alzheimer Italia shares his gratitude to the Italian health workforce for their support of people living with dementia in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.
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.
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.
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.