Global Dementia Legacy Event highlights care as a main priority

7 November 2014 - Experts in dementia care and risk reduction met in Japan this week for the third Global Dementia Legacy Event. Prime Minister Shinz┼Ź Abe from Japan highlighted the importance of dementia care provision and reaffirmed the commitment of the Japanese government to take global action against dementia. [read more]

Number of people living with dementia in the Asia Pacific region set to triple by 2050

7 November 2014 - A new regional report by Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) has revealed that by 2050, more than half of the total number of people with dementia worldwide will live in the Asia Pacific region, urging governments and policy makers to recognise the need for increased awareness, education and research into dementia. [read more]

World Alzheimer's Month unites world in call for change

21 October 2014 - This year World Alzheimer’s Month focused on ways we may be able to help reduce our chances of developing dementia with the theme ‘Dementia: Can we reduce the risk?’. Alzheimer associations around the world focused campaigns on advocacy and public awareness with a packed month of activities. [read more]

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