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Beautiful Song on Early Onset Dementia – You Are Here

A Beautiful Song on Early Onset Dementia –

“You Are Here”

Please Share with others.

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Your Vote Is Needed For The Film “Finding the Why” for Dementia – It’s up for a People’s Choice Telly Award!

Your Vote Is Needed

This brilliant short film, “Finding the Why” is up for a People’s Choice Telly Award and we need to get the most votes to win. Please CLICK HERE to vote.  Make sure to register and log in order for your vote to count.

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Pass the link to this page on to your

friends, groups, circles, tribes and colleagues…

Thank you for your assistance. 

This is a beautiful short film having big impact around the world.

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Dementia Chats Educational Webinar Recorded Session – March 10th 2015

Dementia Chats Educational Webinar

Recorded Session – March 10th, 2015

031015_DC_snap_dena_robert_Paulan_robert_eilon click_above_watch_recorded_webinarToday we discussed our healthcare system with our experts living with the diagnosis of dementia.  How do we get doctors and medical professionals to get educated and knowledgeable not only about dementia specific to their specialty, but to  find out and provide supportive services to assist those dealing with the disease.  Many great examples were given and strategies were discussed in this hour long session.

For more information on the Dementia Chats Educational Webinar Series, CLICK HERE

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An Alzheimer’s Love Story: The First Day of the Rest of My Life

An Alzheimer’s Love Story:

The First Day of the Rest of My Life

As the movie “Still Alice” captures awards for its fictional portrayal of Alzheimer’s effect on a woman and her family, the video above shares a mans feelings the day his memory-impaired wife moved into a dementia care community.  Please watch this beautiful love story of John and Kerry’s and how Alzheimer’s changed them forever. These are John’s personal thoughts, told by him, and precious moments the couple shared at Silverado Memory Care in Naperville, Illinois.

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Great Video On Things To Consider When Deciding

To Drive With Dementia

Thank TruthfulKindness for making this video.

What Are Your Thoughts on Driving and Dementia?

We would love to hear from you.

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Alzheimer’s Disease International On Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Tuesday

Join Us Tuesday, June 1oth on –

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio where all voices on dementia are heard.

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11am EST, 10am CST, 9am MST, 8am PST and 4pm London time

Call in to speak with host Lori La Bey  (714) 364-4757

All shows are recorded and can be listened to anytime after the live show.

Shannon_Wiersbitzky_Author_Photo_2012 Our 1st guest will be Shannon Wiersbitzky who is a middle-grade author, a hopeless optimist, and a lover of the outdoors. What Flowers Remember was inspired by Shannon’s own experiences with her grandfather who developed Alzheimer’s and later forgot her.

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marcwortmannMarc Wortmann the Executive Director of Alzheimer’s Disease International will be our 2nd guest. He will give us updates on:

ADI’s international conference held May in Puerto Rico
G8 Summit of last December
Work with the world Health Organization and NCD Alliance
World Alzheimer’s month coming up in Sept.

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Share Your Favorite “Dad Moments and Memories!”

ARPF Father’s Day Contest runs until June 29th, 2014

June is the month we celebrate our fathers. This year, Father’s Day is on Sunday, June 15th and what better way to celebrate the love for your father than submitting a favorite story and picture of him.

The Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation (ARPF) is asking you to share your Favorite Dad Moments and Memories – as a way to honor his love and support for you throughout the years. Be sure to include a photo with your story, if you can. Remember – the more information you include, the more likely you are to win.

Submit your entry to: contest@alzheimersprevention.org by Sunday, June 29th. When you submit your entry, send us your mailing address so you can claim your prize.

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Alzheimer’s Disease International

joins the NCD Alliance

As dementia is moving up in the world health agenda and numbers of people with dementia are growing, we are pleased to announce that Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) has become the first new global partner to join the NCD Alliance Steering Group.

The NCD Alliance’s Steering Group is being expanded to include a broader set of voices and representation from the global NCD community.

ADI joins to provide important perspectives on mental/neurological health – an important co-morbidity of the four main NCDs. Marc Wortmann, Executive Director of ADI comments: “I am very pleased with ADI becoming a full partner of the NCD Alliance and add our expertise and network to those of the other major chronic disease federations. Despite the personal burden and economic impact of these diseases, there is still an enormous amount of work to do to make health systems more responsive to the needs, especially in low- and middle-income countries. Together our voice will be better heard.”

Cary Adams, Chair of the NCD Alliance said, “as a global federation and a respected leader in the field of NCDs and dementia, we believe ADI is an ideal partner and add significant value to the strategy and operations of the NCD Alliance.

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 WANT TO LEARN MORE?

Please Contact:

Anastasia Psoma, Project Officer, Alzheimer’s Disease International
a.psoma@alz.co.uk / +44 (0) 7990 869 052
About Alzheimer’s Disease International
ADI is the international federation of 79 Alzheimer associations around the world, in official relations with the World Health Organization. ADI’s vision is an improved quality of life for people with dementia and their families throughout the world. ADI believes that the key to winning the fight against dementia lies in a unique combination of global solutions and local knowledge. As such, it works locally, by empowering Alzheimer associations to promote and offer care and support for people with dementia and their carers, while working globally to focus attention on dementia and campaign for policy change from governments. For more information, visit www.alz.co.uk

 

For more resources please check our Alzheimer’s Speaks Resource Website below.

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