Alzheimer's Disease International produces a range of publications - a newsletter, factsheets and booklets. Publications can be downloaded free, and a single printed copy is usually free of charge. If you are requesting larger quantities of printed materials, then we will ask for a contribution to cover our costs. Please contact us if you would like to receive printed copies of our materials.

Information in other languages is available from our member associations. We also have reports and policy briefs, including our World Alzheimer Reports.


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Global Perspective - regular newsletter

Global Perspective is ADI's newsletter. It is produced four times a year and features the activities of ADI and Alzheimer associations worldwide as well as carers' stories and research updates. You can sign up to receive newsletter notifications by email.

March 2015 issue PDF: 12 pages

December 2014 issue PDF: 12 pages
September 2014 issue PDF: 12 pages
June 2014 issue PDF: 12 pages
Archive of previous issues

Alzheimer's Research & Therapy

Affiliated to ADI, Alzheimer's Research & Therapy publishes peer-reviewed articles at the forefront of scientific breakthroughs in the field of Alzheimer's dementia and other neurodegenerative conditions. All original research articles published are open access, which means that the articles are universally and freely available online. The journal also provides reviews, commentaries, debates and reports that are available by subscription.

Follow this link for Alzheimer's Research & Therapy content

About dementia

Essential information about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias

Is it only old people who get dementia? Do people with Alzheimer's disease just lose their memory? Find out how much you really know about Alzheimer's disease and related dementias with these booklets, which aim to challenge some of the myths and uncover the truth. These booklets will provide you with information that every individual needs to know about this often misunderstood disease.

Know the faces of dementia English PDF: 8 pages
Know the faces of dementia Spanish PDF: 8 pages

Useful information about dementia English PDF: 6 pages

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Dementia Friendly Communities (DFCs)

This booklet contains information on Dementia Friendly Communities projects from countries and regions across the world, highlighting six key areas of community planning. Available in English.

English PDF: 16 pages

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Help for caregivers

Produced in collaboration with the World Health Organization, this booklet contains information on dementia and provides practical tips on how to care for a person with dementia. Available in English, Spanish and Serbian.

English PDF: 14 pages
Spanish PDF: 16 pages
Serbian PDF: 23 pages

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How to develop an Alzheimer's association and get results

This booklet takes those wanting to set up an Alzheimer association through the process in a step-by-step fashion. Available in English and Spanish. You can read the English text of the booklet here.

English PDF: 10 pages
Spanish PDF: 11 pages

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Influencing public policy

This booklet was written to help Alzheimer associations plan and run successful public policy campaigns. Available in English.

PDF: 11 pages

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Starting a self-help group

This booklet provides practical help with setting up and running a self-help group for carers of people with dementia. It has been written by caregivers from around the world with experience of running self-help groups. Available in English and Spanish. You can read the English text of the booklet here.

English PDF: 10 pages
Spanish PDF: 10 pages

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Planning and design guide for community-based day care centres

This guide sets out some principles for those considering setting up a day care centre for people with dementia. Available in English.

PDF: 24 pages

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Charter of principles

A set of principles which ADI believe are fundamental to the provision of care for people with dementia and for the support of their family members and caregivers. Available in English and Spanish. The charter of principles is also on this web site.

English PDF: 1 page
Spanish PDF: 1 page

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Annual report

Includes highlights of ADI's work and financial information.

2012-2013 PDF: 6 pages

Previous Annual Reports

Some of these documents are available in Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF). They can be viewed and printed from this web site by using the free Adobe Reader software.