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Like many charities, Age NI relies on the generosity of hundreds of volunteers to support its work across Northern Ireland, including an innovative approach to learning more about new technology wi...
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A radical shake-up of Northern Ireland's health and social care system to make it fit for the 21st Century has been unveiled.
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Researchers from Queen’s University and the Royal College of Surgeons want to identify outcomes which are important to older people when they are taking many medicines.
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Age NI and the Public Health Agency have come together to introduce an innovative approach to tackling loneliness experienced by older people across Northern Ireland, as part of an initiative by th...
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Ninety year old Peggy Harrison from Newtownards, whose later life was enriched by Age NI, tells us how a love of knitting helps her to give back. Peggy, who is originally from Fermanagh and has bee...
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Older people are telling us they are finding it increasingly difficult to get the care and help they need to remain at home and as independent as possible. Age NI believes that Northern Ireland's...
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30 April 2018 – A new research framework proposed by the US National Institute of Aging and Alzheimer’s Association could offer significant improvement in the results of clinical trials, and future diagnosis of dementia. The framework, by leading researchers in the April edition of...
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06 April 2018 – Watch the promotional video by representatives of ADI and partners on why you should attend this year's ADI Conference in Chicago, 26-29 July. The ADI Conference is the longest running and most diverse international event on dementia. Take advantage of our Early bird offer...
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The March 2018 issue of our Global Perspective newsletter is now available. Read our latest news, as well as contributions from Alzheimer associations, people living with dementia and their carers. [read it now]
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08 March 2018 – Today is International Women’s Day but what you might not know is that women everywhere are disproportionately affected by dementia, both as carers and those living with the disease. Dementia is the collective name for progressive brain syndromes which affect memory,...
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05 March 2018 – Queen Sofía of Spain has become an Honorary Ambassador of Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI), in recognition of her significant personal dedication to dementia research and care globally. Queen Sofía is also Executive President of Fundacion Reina Sofia...
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20 February 2018 – Boehringer Ingelheim have shifted their attention to a new compound to treat Alzheimer’s disease, after topline results of two Phase II trials of BI 409306 showed that it did not have efficacy when tested for Alzheimer’s disease. There is hope for future success...
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14 February 2018 — Pharmaceutical company Merck have announced the discontinuation of Phase III studies into the effects of Verubecestat, a possible new drug treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, the collective term for a range...
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15 February 2018 — The Welsh Government has adopted the Dementia Action Plan for Wales 2018-2022 , outlining a comprehensive response to the impact of dementia, including improving the diagnosis and support of those affected. Alzheimer’s Society Cymru worked closely with the government...
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06 February 2018 — Wendy will join ADI on 1 March and be responsible for ADI’s participation in the STRiDE (Strengthening responses to dementia in developing countries) project in partnership with the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE) Personal Social Services...
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Health A-Z Symptoms, conditions, medicines, treatments and guides Find conditions and treatments Live well Articles, videos and tools from the NHS on more than 100 topics, including alcohol, diet, fitness, tiredness and weight loss, giving you and your family tips on healthy living. Visit healthy...
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25 January 2018 – The explicit mention of dementia has been included in the World Health Organization (WHO) draft 13th General programme of work 2019-2023 following support from Member States and civil society at the 142nd Session of the WHO Executive Board in Geneva. Representatives of ADI...
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22 January 2018 - ADI has submitted a statement to the 142nd Session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board, calling for the urgent inclusion of dementia in the 13th WHO General programme of work 2019-2023 . Representatives of ADI are in attendance at the meeting of the Board, where...
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10 January 2018 - ADI is looking for an experienced individual to support the work and development of existing and new members around the world. [read more]
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04 January 2017 – Registration for ADI2018 is now open. The conference will feature global experts on a range of topics including the latest in dementia science and care, presentations by people with dementia and their care partners and a unique focus on how technology and innovation is...

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