News

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]

Bill Gates invests $50m in Dementia Discovery Fund

13 November 2017 – Bill Gates has invested USD $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund. ADI applauds the landmark move, that it is hoped will aid the development of new treatment options for 50 million people affected by dementia. [read more]

Chilean government adopts national plan on dementia

8 November 2017 – The government of Chile has adopted a national plan on dementia. The plan is the 30th to be adopted worldwide and outlines increased support for 180,000 people living with dementia. [read more]

Souvenaid results lead way for more research on nutrition

31 October 2017 – The Lancet Neurology has published results on the effects of health supplement Souvenaid™. The results do not show a significant improvement in cognition but do show some promising findings for continuing research. [read more]