News & events

News, conferences, events, blogs and updates from across the field of dementia and the work of Alzheimer's Disease International.

Featured news and events

From Plan to Impact report launch

The report launch of From Plan to Impact IV: Progress towards targets of the WHO Global action plan on dementia will take place virtually on 26 May.

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ADI Council Meeting of 2021

The ADI Council met on 30 March 2021 to discuss ADI's activities over 2020, new membership applications and more.

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Thinking more deeply about dementia friendly initiatives

This piece questioning how we see and understand dementia friendly communities, their role and how they may evolve was contributed to the World Alzheimer Report 2019 by Glenn Rees, Chair of ADI, and Dr Linda Barclay, a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Monash University who specialises in disability and justice.

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Spominčica – Alzheimer Slovenija – Dementia Friendly Spots

In 2016 Spominčica – Alzheimer Slovenija started developing the Dementia Friendly Spots (DFS) programme. It is a national education and awareness-raising programme connecting a wide spectrum of organisations in a network of sites providing information about dementia locally. The network of DFS include: police and fire stations, shops, libraries,…

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Paola Barbarino and AAJ at the G20 Health Ministers Meeting

Dementia given high priority at G20 Health Ministers Meeting

Ahead of the G20 Health Ministers Meeting in Okayama, ADI’s Chief Executive Paola Barbarino and Noriyo Washizu of Alzheimer's Association Japan (AAJ) continue to work on progress made earlier in the year at the Osaka Summit.

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