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Donanemab update: new Alzheimer’s disease treatment approved by the FDA

On 2 July 2024, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the marketing authorisation for Kisunla (donanemab) for adults with early symptomatic Alzheimer’s disease (AD), which includes mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or the mild dementia stage of Alzheimer’s disease.  Donanemab is the…

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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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Addressing stigma towards dementia in Kenya

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.

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The Opaleo NFT project

The project, launching 1 September, will aim to raise funds for ADI through the sale of a collection of photographs in the form of NFTs.

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Singing for the brain, community and world

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.

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Improving well-being through cats, community and music

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.

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