• The World Dementia Council has held its 2019 summit — the legacy of the G20 Japanese presidency — in Tokyo, Japan. On 18 October 2019, international dementia leaders from government, academia, industry, public policy, civil society and those affected by the disease, gathered once again to reflect on progress made and...

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    Published date: October 2019 by World Dementia Council
  • 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: 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: October 2019 by World Dementia Council