Abstracts for #ADIBudapest2016 due in 9 days

There is just 9 days left to submit your abstracts for Alzheimer’s Disease International‘s leading global dementia conference. Have you got a bright idea you’d like to share, or some research you are involved in that would be interesting? Join the world’s leading dementia speakers and advocates and be a part of ADI’s next conference in Budapest in April…

Living with purpose

Today a number of people with dementia are either packing to travel to Perth for the 30th Alzheimer’s Disease International conference, or we are packed and almost on our way. To suggest people with dementia cannot live meaningful lives is a big mistake; the challenge for us is that upon diagnosis, we are usually written off! This…

Blog by DigitalHealth.gov.uk

                    If you are not on twitter, and have not seen this blog introducing me on digitalhealth.gov.au, you might be interested… I feel very honoured to have been representing Dementia Alliance International last week, and to have been referred to in this digitalhealth.gov.au blog, and extremely thrilled that issues such…

Reblog from Dementia Alliance International

As I was representing Dementia Alliance International as co-chair at the first WHO Ministerial Conference on dementia this week, I feel it fair to reblog theirs today. As I have jet lag, it is also very helpful being able to be a bit lazier than usual! Before I departed for the event, I was feeling…

People with dementia are getting into the driving seat

Dementia Alliance International (DAI) was set up by people with dementia to ensure we have an authentic voice, and so that we are not taken over by either organisations or family carers. It is important we have our own voice, just as people with disabilities, the gay community, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders fought for…

It’s been a huge 2014

  May the year you are leaving behind today have been kind to you, and I hope you can remember the highlights more than the sadnesses. Wishing for a fantastic 2015 ahead and I hope all your very best dreams come true. 2014 has been a huge year, with many ups and downs. Life is…