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12 June 2018 - At a joint event today, supported by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI), the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) have released a new report on the state of dementia diagnosis and care, Care needed: Improving the lives of people with dementia . The...
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Local charity Dementia NI is a membership organisation specifically for people living with dementia. Dementia NI was incorporated as a company on the 15th January 2015 by five people living with dementia, who wanted to ensure that the voice of people living with dementia is at the core of policy,...
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Adjusting to life after a diagnosis is challenging for both people living with dementia and their carers. Meg Wilkes explains how her husband’s condition affected their independence and relationships. Read part one of Meg’s story. ‘We look like any normal couple of our age, but life was far...
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09 June 2018 - We are looking for a Communications and Policy Officer to join our small but dedicated team in London. [read more]
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Meg Wilkes’ husband Keith sadly passed away in 2003, after 14 years living with dementia with Lewy bodies. In this three-part blog series written while Keith was in residential care, Meg gives a carer’s view of how the condition took hold and transformed their lives together. Enjoying moments with...
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06 June 2018 - The Swedish government announced the intended launch of a national Dementia Strategy in 2018 during the World Health Assembly in May. Alzheimer Sverige has advocated for the Strategy for several years, welcoming the news in the same week as an official ADI side event urged more WHO...
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Delivering essential first aid in an emergency can save someone's life. Up to 59% of deaths from injury could be prevented if basic first aid was administered before the emergency services arrive. If you co-ordinate or are part of a group in Northern Ireland then you can receive free Everyday first...
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Many of the challenges that dementia presents to LGBT+ people are the same as those faced by everyone, but some are unique. Natasha Howard shares the latest developments from Alzheimer’s Society’s innovative LGBT+ and dementia project. Natasha Howard (centre) leading a discussion session for the...
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31 May 2018 – The full programme for ADI 2018 is now available on our conference website, including details of our esteemed plenary speakers and our parallel sessions. This year, there will be a diverse range of presentations from technology and innovation to the impact of dementia on women;...
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30 May 2018 - ADI is disappointed and concerned to learn that France’s Ministry of Health and Solidarity has announced its decision to discontinue reimbursement of four Alzheimer drugs. This has come as a blow just after the 1st anniversary of the World Health Organization (WHO) Global plan...
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23 May 2018 – A new report has been published by ADI to mark the 1st anniversary of the adoption of the World Health Organization (WHO) Global plan on the public health response to dementia 2017-2025 . From plan to impact; Progress towards targets of the Global plan on dementia will be...
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You can be in with a chance to win a brand new Amazon Fire Tablet by completing a short 6 question survey for Action Sense. Action Sense are a Northern Ireland based company with a committment to using "21st Century technologies to facilitate the measurement of joint stiffness and movement in...
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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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Older people’s groups in Mid and East Antrim have a fantastic opportunity to apply for funding for an exciting new programme of fun activities. Mid and East Antrim Agewell Partnership (MEAAP) have secured funding of over £80,000 through a partnership with Mid and East Antrim Borough Council’s...
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Digital Learning Day (formerly Silver Surfers) is taking place across Northern Ireland on 19th April 2018 and it gives you the chance to enhance your digital skills. Libraries across the province will be hosting 1 hour taster sessions for anyone that wants to get online and avail of the one to one...
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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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