Hope in the Age of Dementia

ADI and ITN Productions are happy to announce a new release for 2020: 'Hope in the Age of Dementia' 

Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) and ITN Productions have co-produced a news and current affairs-style programme 'Hope in the Age of Dementia', exploring the latest ground-breaking global developments around dementia.

'Hope in the Age of Dementia' focuses on the latest advances in care, research and technology, showcasing organisations which are driving change and innovation around the world. Anchored by news presenter Sharon Thomas, the programme explores topics such as: promising signs of treatment and diagnostic breakthroughs, leading research in low and middle-income countries, innovation around health and care services, and more.

The news-style film also combines key interviews and reports with sponsored editorial profiles from leading organisations, including Geras Solutions, Roche, TauRx and The Welsh Ambulance Services.

The digital launch of the documentary will be followed by a showcase of the film at the ADI Conference in December, with additional content and features. 

See the list of all film participants below:

  • Geras Solutions                                      
  • National University of Ireland, Galway                                          
  • Roche                                    
  • TauRx                                                                       
  • The University of Auckland      
  • The Welsh Ambulance Services 
  • Alzheimer's and Dementia Organisation Kenya  (ADOK) 
  • Alzheimer's & Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI)
  • Federación Mexicana de Alzheimer, A. C. (FEDMA)
  • Alzheimer's Indonesia
  • STRiDE Project                                        

Watch the full documentary in English.

Watch the documentary with Spanish subtitles.

ADI and ITN's 2018 film, 'Every 3 Seconds,' on the risks, growth and future response to dementia, which was launched at the ADI International Conference in Chicago, is available to view below.

ADI and ITN Productions 'Every 3 seconds' documentary 2018

- To view the documentary select a section from the playlist on the right hand side.

Watch the full documentary in English.

Watch the documentary with Spanish subtitles.

Alzheimer’s Disease International and ITN Productions have produced a current affairs-style programme exploring the risks, growth and future response to dementia. This page includes information on the programme, featuring the full documentary, special teaser content and participant information.

- CEO Paola Barbarino talks to host Natasha Kaplinsky about the global impact of dementia.

Showcase - Saturday, 28 July 2018

'Every Three Seconds’  premiered at the 33rd International Conference of ADI in Chicago on 26-29 July 2018. Drawing upon ITN’s 60 year heritage and expertise in storytelling, the piece is anchored by national newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky to combine key interviews and reports with sponsored editorial profiles from leading organisations.

“This programme is an extraordinary opportunity to reduce the stigma attached to dementia worldwide. We will aim to raise the profile of the human, social and economic impact of dementia globally whilst highlighting practical and innovative ways in which we can all make a difference.” - Paola Barbarino, CEO of ADI.

...featuring worldwide leaders in dementia care, science and innovation

The programme features sponsored content from leading academic, research and care organisations, including a focus on the one year anniversary of the World Health Organization (WHO) Global plan on dementia by ADI and partners. 

Associations in Australia, Kenya, USA and New Zealand are included in the programme, alongside a focus by ADI on the current global responses to dementia in all regions. See the list of participants below:

  • Alzheimer's and Dementia Organisation Kenya         
  • Alzheimer's Association (USA)                                        
  • Alzheimers New Zealand                                             
  • Brain Research New Zealand                                       
  • Brookdale Senior Living                                                                       
  • Dementia Alliance International      
  • Dementia Australia                                                     
  • Dementia Training Australia                                      
  • Home Instead Senior care                                        
  • Hong Kong Jockey Club for Positive Ageing             
  • Integrace                                                                    
  • Israeli Ministry of Health                                              
  • Janssen R&D
  • Kaiser Permanente Research Institute
  • Leeds Beckett University
  • Mentis Cura
  • Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services 
  • SMART Brain Ageing
  • Tarian Biotechnology   
  • ESRC-NIHR Neighbourhoods & Dementia Study   
  • Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Research Centre
  • University of Newcastle      
  • Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre, Sydney                                                    
  • Washington DC Government Office on Aging
  • Wicking Dementia, University of Tasmania