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.

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ADI Blog

Our regular blog features stories and updates from a wide range of people, including ADI members, staff and Board members, dementia advocates, researchers and carers. 

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Global Perspective July 2020



Global Perspective - regular newsletter

Global Perspective is ADI's newsletter. It is produced throughout the 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.

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.

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Global solutions for a global epidemic

Factsheet containing essential information about the vision and activities of Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI).

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.

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Dementia Friendly Communities (DFCs)

Two publications which set out key principles for dementia friendly communities and provide case studies and examples from around the world.


Help for care partners of people with dementia

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, Bengali, Greek, Spanish and Serbian. A version of the booklet in Urdu is also available on request.

Global Dementia Charter

The Charter outlines the rights that people living with dementia around the world should be able to expect to allow them to live well.

Access to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities by people living with dementia

This brief for Alzheimer associations provides valuable information on the Convention and illustrates how the articles relate to the issues of concern to people with dementia as the disease progresses.

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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.

Influencing public policy

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

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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.

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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.

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Annual report

Includes highlights of ADI's work and financial information.

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.