• The World Dementia Council’s review project into dementia friendly initiatives is preparing to publish its report in 2020. We have heard of efforts, large and small, taking place across all six continents of the world.

    Evidence was submitted from governments, academia, business, charities and civil society groups, health and social...

    Categories: Updates
    Published date: January 2020 by World Dementia Council
  • 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...

    Categories: Events
    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