News

Wendy Weidner appointed as Research and Policy Project Lead

06 February 2018 — Wendy will join ADI on 1 March and be responsible for ADI’s participation in the STRiDE (Strengthening responses to dementia in developing countries) project in partnership with the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE). [read more]

Dementia included in draft WHO programme of work

25 January 2018 – The World Health Organization have included dementia in the next draft programme of work after the call for its explicit inclusion was supported by Member States and civil society. [read more]

Statement calls for explicit inclusion of dementia in WHO work plan

22 January 2018 - ADI has submitted a statement for the urgent inclusion of dementia in the next programme of work of the World Health Organization. [read more]

Registration for ADI2018 is now open

04 January 2017 – Registration for ADI2018 in Chicago, USA is now open. The ADI Conference is the longest running international conference on dementia and will feature an engaging programme of presentations on the latest in dementia science, care and understanding. [read more]

Global Perspective Newsletter for December 2017

The December 2017 issue of our Global Perspective newsletter is now available. This issue includes news from World Alzheimer's Month 2017, ADI meetings and regular features and contributions from Alzheimer associations and our partners. [Read it now]

Bob and Diane Fund award dementia photography

11 December 2017 - The Bob and Diane Fund have awarded USD $5,000 to Christopher Nunn, in recognition of his photography project depicting the early stages of Alzheimer’s Disease. [read more]

Global Dementia Observatory launched by WHO

8 December 2017 – The World Health Organization (WHO) have launched a Global Dementia Observatory to track worldwide impact and responses to dementia. The Observatory will collect and monitor critical information for awareness, research and care. [read more]

Help us make 2018 a turning point for dementia

7 December 2017 – What an important year this has been for the dementia community! There is so much more we need to do and we will take every opportunity to make 2018 a turning point for people affected by dementia, their care partners and families. [read more]

ADI and ITN Productions to present ‘Every Three Seconds’

28 November 2017 -  Alzheimer’s Disease International and ITN Productions are producing a news and current affairs-style programme exploring the risks, growth and future response to dementia. [read more]

Dr Nori Graham awarded lifetime achievement in dementia care

15 November 2017 - Dr Nori Graham has been presented with the Lifetime Achievement in Dementia Care Award at the 8th National Dementia Care Awards 2017. The award recognises her impact in old age psychiatry and care, that has made a significant contribution to the quality of life of people living with dementia for more than 30 years. [read more]