Caribbean associations join forces

26 January 2012 - National Alzheimer associations from islands within the Caribbean gathered in Oranjestad, Aruba this week to discuss a variety of topics, including the formation of a regional group of associations working together together for people with dementia and their carers across the Caribbean.

Participants at the meeting included representatives from Fundacion Alzheimer Aruba, CEAFA in Spain (a member of Alzheimer Iberoamerica alongside a number of the Caribbean associations) and Asociacion de Alzheimer de Puerto Rico, as well as ADI Chairman, Daisy Acosta, who is based in the Dominican Republic.