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COVID-19 situation


This news section contains articles regarding the COVID-19 situation and about actions being taken by Alzheimer Europe's members and other organisations across Europe and beyond, to ensure continuity and connectedness during these challenging times. 

01/10/2021 TouchNEUROLOGY launches new online COVID-19 hub with concise and practical information for healthcare professionals
17/09/2021 New research published in the BMJ identifies patient groups at higher risk of COVID-19 related death after vaccination, including people with dementia
23/08/2021 Alzheimer Slovenia supports and empowers people with dementia during COVID-19, through its network of "Dementia Friendly Points" and its helpline
31/07/2021 New research shows the damaging effect of COVID-19 isolation measures on the cognition and mental health of people living with dementia
29/07/2021 COVID-19 is associated with worsening cognitive function and acceleration of Alzheimer's disease pathology
24/06/2021 Dementias Platform UK report reveals multiple impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on dementia research
18/06/2021 Analysis of UK ONS data shows that communities with a high density of care homes and residential overcrowding experienced higher excess mortality during the COVID-19 pandemic
10/05/2021 European Patients' Forum publishes Survey Report on the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Patients & Patient Organisations
21/04/2021 Alzheimer Uniti completes study on impact of COVID-19 restrictions on people with dementia and carers
20/04/2021 New research underlines the importance of adapting and simplifying public health measures for people with dementia
06/04/2021 Clinical study shows that COVID-19 raises the risk of psychiatric and neurological disorders
01/04/2021 Survey of older migrants in Finland underlines the importance of accessible information on COVID-19 vaccination
18/03/2021 Care Quality Commission review finds that more than 500 people in the UK were put on "do-not-resuscitate" orders during the pandemic, without their consent
12/03/2021 The World-Wide FINGERS Network organises an online meeting
11/03/2021 WW‐FINGERS researchers describe how study protocols and processes have been adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic