Latest HelpAge newsletter highlights dementia worldwide

22 February 2012 - ADI has collaborated closely with HelpAge International on the development of the latest issue of Ageways, a regular HelpAge publication. [read more]

USA dedicates resources to Alzheimer's

8 February 2012 - The USA's Alzheimer’s Association have commended President Obama's Administration for dedicating new resources in the fight against Alzheimer’s in a uniquely challenging fiscal year in advance of the first ever National Alzheimer’s Plan. [Read more]

New findings from 10/66 Dementia Research Group

8 February 2012 - A new paper prepared by the 10/66 Dementia Research Group has been published today. The paper, Prevalence, Distribution, and Impact of Mild Cognitive Impairment in Latin America, China, and India: A 10/66 Population-Based Study, looks at the latest findings on the prevalence and impact of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in low and middle income countries. [read more]

One week to ADI conference 2012!

29 February 2012 - Just one week remains until the start of the 27th International Conference of Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI). The conference, which will take place from 7 to 10 March in London, will host a variety of speakers from the fields of dementia care, treatment, research and policy. [read more]

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. [read more]

DAlzG welcomes insurance reform

23 January 2012 - Deutsche Alzheimer Gesellschaft (DAlzG) have welcome the announcement from Germany's Federal Health Minister on 18 January that improvements will be made to the country's statutory nursing care insurance services. These changes are likely to be particularly beneficial to people with dementia who are cared for by family members in their own homes. [link no longer available]

USA national plan within reach

20 January 2012 - At the recent second meeting of the USA's Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care and Services, the country's Department of Health and Human Services outlined its timetable for the development of a national Alzheimer's plan. [read more]

Early bird registration ends Friday!

9 January 2012 - Just a few days remain to take advantage of the early bird reduced registration rate for the 27th International Conference of Alzheimer's Disease International. [read more]

'Time for action' in Asia-Pacific region

5 January 2012 - The current state of dementia care, treatment and support in the Asia-Pacific region, will be under discussion at a forthcoming conference, taking place in Bangkok, Thailand, next week. [read more]

USA announces funding for Alzheimer's

3 January 2012 - On 23 December, the Alzheimer's Association in the USA received news that their advocacy efforts had paid off, with funding being secured by the country's government for Alzheimer's research and programmes to support people with dementia and their carers through the National Alzheimer's Project Act (NAPA). [read more]