• by Lenny Shallcross

    The point is often made that more than one hundred years after Alois Alzheimer’s first described the disease we can no more stop or slow the progression of Alzheimer’s today than we could at the start of the 20th century.

    But perhaps this truism of repeated at...

    Categories: Blogs
    Published date: 24th October 2019 by World Dementia Council
  • by Lenny Shallcross

    At the weekend, the G20 Health Ministers’ Meeting was held in Okayama, Japan. The Japanese government made the challenge of ageing the focus of their G20 presidency. Although not a natural part of ageing, dementia and ageing walk hand-in-hand. The biggest risk factor for dementia is age....

    Categories: Blogs
    Published date: 22nd October 2019 by World Dementia Council
  • The WDC is delighted to announce that five new individuals have been appointed to join the council. At the annual council meeting earlier last month, it was agreed that new members would be Paola Barbarino of ADI, Maryna Lehmann who is living with dementia, Huali Wang of Peking University, Shekar...

    Categories: Updates
    Published date: 16th September 2019 by World Dementia Council