Dementia Worldwide

World Alzheimer Reports

Every year during World Alzheimers Month, Alzheimers Disease International releases a World Alzheimer Report, and Alzheimers NZ launches the report at an event here in NZ.

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Dementia in the Asia Pacific Region

The report updates dementia prevalence data for the area, estimating that the number of people with dementia in the region will increase from 23 million in 2015 to almost 71 million by 2050. The report also includes profiles of each of ADI's member associations in the region and their circumstances.

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32rd International Conference of Alzheimers Disease International (ADI)

The 32rd International Conference of ADI was held in Kyoto, Japan in late April 2017.

All members of the Alzheimers NZ delegation contributed to a report based on the conference sessions they attended.

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Dementia Friendly Communities

This booklet contains information on Dementia Friendly Communities projects from countries and regions across the world, highlighting six key areas of community planning. Available in English and published by Alzheimers Disease International. 

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Human Rights for people with dementia

Dementia Alliance International has introduced a new booklet The Human Rights of People Living with Dementia: from Rhetoric to Reality.

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ADI dementia-friendly report

Dementia Friendly Communities: Key Principles and Global Developments

This publication captures some of the different ways people have implemented dementia friendly communities around the world.

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Global Action

There are currently major international developments occurring in the area of dementia. Global collaboration on solutions to the international challenge of dementia is becoming increasing more important and apparent.

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Global Dementia Charter

In April 2013 Alzheimer's Disease International and international healthcare company Bupa launched a joint Global Dementia Charter, ‘I can live well with dementia’.

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More information

For recent global information about dementia visit Dementia Alliance International and Alzheimers Disease International