• 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
  • As part of our ongoing review project, the WDC co-hosted a satellite roundtable event in Sydney, Australia, on 26 September 2019 with the Government of Australia, to discuss the evidence base for delivering dementia friendly initiatives. This was the second satellite roundtable the project has held (the first roundtable event took...

    Categories: Events
    Published date: 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: September 2019 by World Dementia Council