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Dementia in society


In this section we report on the social impact of dementia, on how dementia is portrayed in the arts and media (e.g. theatre, films and television) and on celebrities diagnosed with dementia.

14/10/2021 InCARE project invites you to take its survey on experiences, attitudes and expectations about long-term care
01/10/2021 Serbia has a new national Alzheimer’s society
21/09/2021 Bob & Diane Fund invites applications for its USD 5,000 grant for photography projects related to Alzheimer's or dementia
08/07/2021 Submission open for participation in the World JAIN Challenge
21/06/2021 Dementia Lithuania forms partnership with Lithuanian Sports University
17/05/2021 Participate in a 30-minute phone audio-recorded interview to share your thoughts on the See Pain More Clearly initiative
15/05/2021 Call for registration of participants in the World JAIN Challenge
29/04/2021 Global Coalition on Aging and World Summit on Information Society co-organise virtual hackathon on enhancing healthy ageing using Information and Communications Technologies
25/04/2021 Anthony Hopkins wins best actor Oscar for his role as a man with dementia in “The Father”
23/04/2021 Alzheimer Europe Board member Karin Westerlund gives keynote speech at recent Swedish Family Care Competence Centre webinar
21/04/2021 Dance drama short film is exploring memory loss in Alzheimer’s dementia
10/03/2021 Liverpool Dementia & Ageing Research Forum explores what really matters to people with dementia
23/02/2021 Report on “Meeting the Challenge of Caring for Persons Living with Dementia and Their Care Partners and Caregivers” is published in the US
01/02/2021 Legendary singer Tony Bennett is living with Alzheimer's dementia
29/01/2021 British drama film “Supernova” goes on US release