The Alzheimer Europe Anti-Stigma Award was launched on 22 June 2022. This award recognises an outstanding initiative aimed at combating stigma and promoting a positive image of dementia and people living with dementia. The award will be presented at the closing of the 2022 Alzheimer Europe Conference.
The award can be for individuals and organisations established in a member country of Alzheimer Europe and which has been developed and/or implemented in the past three years (2019-2022), in Europe. It can be for projects, campaigns, films, videos, publications or books which aim to address the stigma attached to dementia. Applications for 2022 have been closed.
The winner was announced on the final day of the 32nd Alzheimer Europe Conference, in Bucharest, on 19 October 2022. The award consisted of a cash prize of EUR 5,000 and a trophy. The travel and accommodation costs for the conference were also be covered by Alzheimer Europe.