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EWGPWD Executive Board meets in Brussels

Saturday 06 July 2013

On 8-9 July, the Executive of the European Working Group of People with Dementia (EWGPWD) held a meeting in Brussels.

The Executive consists of Chairperson Helga Rohra and the three Vice Chairpersons: Nina Baláčková, Jean-Pierre Frognet and Agnes Houston. The meeting was also attended by carers Kveta Provinska and Marie-Anne Schreder, as well as Jean Georges, Executive Director of Alzheimer Europe.

The main purpose of the meeting was to prepare the group's participation in Alzheimer Europe's 23rd Annual Conference in October 2013. All of the EWGPWD members will attend the conference, where they will have a dedicated stand to welcome visitors and provide information about their activities. Nina will be a keynote speaker during the third Plenary Session and the group will also hold a special session to present their experiences during the first year of operation of the EWGPWD.

The Executive also discussed how to improve communication between the members and looked ahead to activities of the group in 2014. The next meeting of the EWGPWD will take place in Malta on 9 October.