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World Alzheimer Report 2016: Improving healthcare for people living with dementia

20 September 2016 - Most people with dementia do not receive a diagnosis. Even when dementia is diagnosed, the care provided is often fragmented and uncoordinated. The World Alzheimer Report 2016 looks at how healthcare for people with dementia should be improved, and how the costs can be managed. [read more]

African Regional Conference calls to raise priority of dementia

22 September 2016 - Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) and participants of the 3rd African Regional Conference issued a declaration today to raise the priority of dementia by adopting the principles of the WHO Call for Action issued at the First WHO Ministerial Conference on Global Action against Dementia in 2015.

Alzheimer Europe is looking to fill three Luxembourg-based positions

15 September 2016 - Alzheimer Europe is looking to recruit two Project Officers and an Administrative Assistant to be based in Luxembourg. [read more]

World Alzheimer's Month is here

1 September 2016 - Today marks the start of World Alzheimer's Month, the global campaign to raise awareness of dementia and tackle stigma worldwide. World Alzheimer's Day is on the 21 September. [read more]

A new landmark for people with dementia

25 August 2016 - ADI and Dementia Alliance International (DAI) are calling for action to protect the rights of people with dementia under the UN Convention for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in connection with 16th Session of the CRPD Committee today in Geneva [read the media release]

Caregiver training in Malaysia

22 August 2016 - ADI’s Asia Pacific Regional Office and Alzheimer's Disease Foundation Malaysia are running a week-long training program for professional caregivers, sponsored partially by CaregiverAsia and supported by trainers from ADA (Singapore) [read the media release]

Actress Carey Mulligan becomes UK Global Dementia Friends Ambassador

16 August 2016 - Oscar-nominated actress Carey Mulligan has been appointed by Alzheimer’s Society and Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt as the first ever UK Global Dementia Friends Ambassador. [read more]

Recruitment of new Chief Executive Officer

1 August 2016 - We are seeking a new Chief Executive Officer, as Marc Wortmann is intending to step down after the next annual conference. For more information, please visit Saxton Bampfylde's website for the CEO appointment details and to apply.

Big Summer Cycle raises funds for World Alzheimer’s Month

29 July 2016 - Cyclists from Siemens will ride 2,400km in support of World Alzheimer’s Month from the 1-15 September 2016. Siemens Big Summer Cycle will form part of a global campaign by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) to focus attention on dementia and tackle stigma.  [read more]

World rocks against dementia again in 2017

11 July 2016 - Executie Director Marc Wortmann wrote the following message to encourage support for next year's World Rocks Against Dementia (WRAD) in March 2017. [read more]