• by Paola Barbarino

    With ADI’s 34th International Conference taking place in Singapore in just two months’ time, I and the rest of the team are busy preparing ourselves for what promises to be a captivating few days. We are expecting over 1,200 delegates from over 100 countries, so it will...

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    Published date: 28th January 2020 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...

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    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....

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    Published date: 22nd October 2019 by World Dementia Council