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Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Week


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Alzheimer Europe has signed an agreement to become an Endorsing Partner of the International Psychogeriatric Association's Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Week, from 1 October, the United Nations' International Day of Older Persons until 10 October, World Mental Health Day. This is the 2nd Annual ten-day initiative, launched by the International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA) and focused on raising awareness of the importance of Better Mental Health for Older People.

The IPA ( is focusing on raising awareness around the impact of ageism on health outcomes and to support the protection of human rights of older persons with mental health conditions. Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Week aims to highlight both older persons mental health as well as promoting healthy ageing initiatives around the globe.

Kate Boor Ellis collaborates with IPA, focussing on bilateral communication support.

Alzheimer Europe is an official endorser of IPA's Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Week.