Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) and ITN Productions have co-produced a new documentary ‘Hope in the Age of Dementia’. This is the second time ADI and ITN Productions have worked together, with their first collaboration ‘Every 3 Seconds’ released in August 2018.
The newly released news and current affairs-style documentary explores the latest ground-breaking global developments around dementia, from advances in care to research and technology, and showcasing organisations which are driving change and innovation around the world.
Anchored by experienced news presenter Sharon Thomas, ‘Hope in the Age of Dementia’ explores the global disparities in dementia planning; hopeful signs of treatment and diagnostic breakthroughs; major barriers disrupting data collection, leading research in low and middle income countries; innovation in health and care services and the importance of collaboration in improving Policy decision making.
The 15-part programme features world leading organisations such Geras Solutions, National University of Ireland, Galway, Roche, TauRx, The University of Auckland and The Welsh Ambulance Services
ADI’s Chief Executive Paola Barbarino, said:
Now more than ever we need hope for those who live with dementia and their families. The global pandemic in 2020 has shown us how vulnerable our constituencies are and how unprepared governments are to help them cope with not just emergencies but daily life. This programme delves deeply into a wealth of new ideas, possible therapies and innovation in care, diagnostics and support to name a few. We hope it will instil in all of us a renewed confidence that a better life for all who live with dementia and their carers is possible.