New World Alzheimer’s report launched today at World Alzheimer’s Day

The ADI is excited to share with you the World Alzheimer Report 2018: The State of the art of dementia research: New frontiers. The report launches today, 21 September 2018, World Alzheimer’s Day. You can access the report at: www.alz.co.uk/worldreport2018   The report has been written to appeal to as broad an audience as possible. Please distribute it […]

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Interesting post about assistive technology for dementia

Assistive technologies are growing in the field of dementia, however the evidence is weak and challenges remain. Mike Clark wrote an interesting post about it, highlighting two reviews, see here

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Major grant awarded to University of Worcester to spread Meeting Centres in the UK !

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The University of Worcester – the Association for Dementia Studies – has been awarded a £587,000 grant from the National Lottery to support people and families living with dementia across the UK. Over the next three years, the funding will support communities across the UK to establish Meeting Centres for people and families affected by dementia. […]

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Professor Rose-Marie Dröes has been appointed as Officer in the order of Oranje-Nassau

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On June 7th 2018, Professor Rose-Marie Dröes has been appointed as Officer in the order of Oranje-Nassau. Deputy Mayor of Amsterdam, mrs. Simone Kukenheim awarded her with this decoration on behalf of the King. She deserved this award because of her special efforts in the development, evaluation and dissemination of the Meeting Centres Support Program, […]

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28th Alzheimer Europe conference in Barcelona: registration is open

Alzheimer Europe organizes its 28th conference on the theme ‘Making dementia a European priority’. It will be held in Barcelona from 29-31 October 2018. Registration is open and abstracts may be submitted. INTERDEM will also organise its yearly meeting (on 29 October) and four INTERDEM symposia will be hosted by Alzheimer Europe. See for more […]

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