Newsletter - Alzheimer Europe July-August 2021 newsletter https://alzheimereurope.newsweaver.com/Newsletter/ en-us 30 Aug 2021 10:00:14 CEST 30 Aug 2021 10:00:14 CEST https://alzheimereurope.newsweaver.com/Newsletter/rss.xml Newsweaver info@alzheimer-europe.org () support@newsweaver.ie (Newsweaver) 60 true Welcome https://alzheimereurope.newsweaver.com/Newsletter/z0gx7wppyz2?lang=en?rss=true Alzheimer Europe’s July-August 2021 newsletter [ https://alzheimereurope.newsweaver.com/Newsletter/2boqk4qgsig/external ] brings you the latest news on developments in the dementia field, across Europe and beyond. Summaries of a few of our top stories appear below. Our monthly newsletter reaches around 11,000 people and we are always happy to receive feedback, or suggestions regarding news items to share in future issues. [ https://alzheimereurope.newsweaver.com/Newsletter/2boqk4qgsig/external ] 02 Jul 2021 12:00:00 CEST e2d4f522890a0ef23e05c3d38f2dcd4b Feature Article <p style="text-align: justify;"><img align="left" src="http://alzheimereurope.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard1/56305/2b/92a8976269fb1f449eddd2.jpg" style="margin: 5px;" width="150" height="100" hspace="5" vspace="5" alt="" />Alzheimer Europe’s <a href="https://alzheimereurope.newsweaver.com/Newsletter/2boqk4qgsig/external" target="_blank" rel="noopener">July-August 2021 newsletter</a> brings you the latest news on developments in the dementia field, across Europe and beyond.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Summaries of a few of our top stories appear below.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Our monthly newsletter reaches around 11,000 people and we are always happy to receive feedback, or suggestions regarding news items to share in future issues.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p class="centered-only" style="text-align: center;"><a href="https://alzheimereurope.newsweaver.com/Newsletter/2boqk4qgsig/external" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><img align="middle" src="http://alzheimereurope.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard1/56305/28/6534b6316dfaa17784b267.jpg" width="150" height="75" hspace="0" vspace="0" alt="" /></a></p> 15 July: Claudia Gamon MEP joins European Alzheimer’s Alliance https://alzheimereurope.newsweaver.com/Newsletter/3k9uogfguut?lang=en?rss=true Alzheimer Europe is delighted to welcome Claudia Gamon MEP (Renew Europe, Austria) to the European Alzheimer’s Alliance. Her taking the number of MEPs in the Alliance to 93 members from 26 countries. 26 Aug 2021 12:00:00 CEST e20649b4d0023f5be85d0923f36399b8 Other Articles <p style="text-align: justify;"><img align="left" src="http://alzheimereurope.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard1/56305/1d/2732d78d2421b43367316d.jpg" style="margin: 5px;" width="150" height="50" hspace="5" vspace="5" alt="" />Alzheimer Europe is delighted to welcome Claudia Gamon MEP (Renew Europe, Austria) to the European Alzheimer’s Alliance. Her  taking the number of MEPs in the Alliance to 93 members from 26 countries.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> https://www.alzheimer-europe.org/News/European-Alzheimer-s-Alliance/Thursday-15-July-2021-Claudia-Gamon-MEP-joins-European-Alzheimer-s-Alliance 19 July: Alzheimer Europe, together with coalition of EU Health NGOs, campaigns for DG SANTE to bring back Operating Grants https://alzheimereurope.newsweaver.com/Newsletter/l2j6ggu75lp?lang=en?rss=true Alzheimer Europe and a coalition of EU Health NGOs launched a social media campaign to #SaveEUHealthNGOs, asking the European Commission to restore operating grants in the EU4Health Programme in order to support core activities of European NGOs. 26 Aug 2021 12:00:00 CEST 65088f816ca6f6c95dcc0fe9b3d4b935 Other Articles <p style="text-align: justify;"><img align="left" src="http://alzheimereurope.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard1/56305/fe/e6aaf4a265daaf3c3f0b93.jpg" style="margin: 5px;" width="150" height="84" hspace="5" vspace="5" alt="" /> Alzheimer Europe and a coalition of EU Health NGOs launched a social media campaign to #SaveEUHealthNGOs, asking the European Commission to restore operating grants in the EU4Health Programme in order to support core activities of European NGOs.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> https://www.alzheimer-europe.org/News/Alzheimer-Europe/Monday-19-July-2021-Alzheimer-Europe-together-with-coalition-of-EU-Health-NGOs-campaigns-for-DG-SANTE-to-bring-back-Operating-Grants 19 July: Systematic review & Meta-analysis provides estimates of Young-Onset Dementia highlighting that the condition affects almost 4 million worldwide https://alzheimereurope.newsweaver.com/Newsletter/1i8gm46lna7?lang=en?rss=true A group of researchers has published a new paper on the global prevalence of Young-Onset Dementia in the journal JAMA Neurology. This important research aims to provide policy makers with much needed information to organise health care in an appropriate way as the rates indicate the condition to be more prevalent than previously thought. 26 Aug 2021 12:00:00 CEST 8f94a6d627309f3a758e0d122ca30588 Other Articles <p style="text-align: justify;"><img align="left" src="http://alzheimereurope.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard1/56305/67/147cf5f1ae3ad44b172d96.jpg" style="margin: 5px;" width="150" height="83" hspace="5" vspace="5" alt="" />A group of researchers has published a new paper on the global prevalence of Young-Onset Dementia in the journal JAMA Neurology. This important research aims to provide policy makers with much needed information to organise health care in an appropriate way as the rates indicate the condition to be more prevalent than previously thought.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> https://www.alzheimer-europe.org/News/Science-watch/Monday-19-July-2021-Systematic-review-Meta-analysis-provides-estimates-of-Young-Onset-Dementia-highlighting-that-the-condition-affects-almost-4-million-worldwide 30 July: Highlights from the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2021 https://alzheimereurope.newsweaver.com/Newsletter/cbrvy7sxxpw?lang=en?rss=true The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2021 took place in Denver, US and online, between 26 and 30 July. We provide some links to our selected highlights about the event and the research presented. 05 May 2021 12:00:00 CEST e01e00bff87959146696fa108d78579b Other Articles <p style="text-align: justify;"><img align="left" src="http://alzheimereurope.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard1/56305/91/75c0392885015fc092df1b.jpg" style="margin: 5px;" width="150" height="84" hspace="5" vspace="5" alt="" />The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2021 took place in Denver, US and online, between 26 and 30 July. We provide some links to our selected highlights about the event and the research presented.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> https://www.alzheimer-europe.org/News/Science-watch/Friday-30-July-2021-Highlights-from-the-Alzheimer-s-Association-International-Conference-2021 31 July: 31st Alzheimer Europe Conference programme is available online. Register now to get Early Bird reduction! https://alzheimereurope.newsweaver.com/Newsletter/ddg5uxsrtm5?lang=en?rss=true The final selection of abstracts for our virtual 31st Annual Conference #31AEC was made during July 2021 and notifications have been sent to all applicants. Our committee has reviewed all submitted abstracts and selected 59 oral presentations, 139 quick oral and 39 posters. 26 Aug 2021 12:00:00 CEST 665899301a7d76c844038b690eac7a66 Other Articles <p style="text-align: justify;"><img align="left" src="http://alzheimereurope.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard1/56305/96/0ce4ff039c9bb42e224b04.jpg" style="margin: 5px;" width="150" height="93" hspace="5" vspace="5" alt="" /> The final selection of abstracts for our virtual 31<sup>st</sup> Annual Conference #31AEC was made during July 2021 and notifications have been sent to all applicants. Our committee has reviewed all submitted abstracts and selected 59 oral presentations, 139 quick oral and 39 posters.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> https://www.alzheimer-europe.org/News/Alzheimer-Europe/Saturday-31-July-2021-31st-Alzheimer-Europe-Conference-programme-is-available-online.-Register-now-to-get-Early-Bird-reduction 19 August: Alzheimer Europe publishes article on timely diagnosis and care for people with dementia from ethnic minority groups https://alzheimereurope.newsweaver.com/Newsletter/6jhrgaphshw?lang=en?rss=true There is a lack of equity in relation to dementia diagnoses and care because equal opportunities do not necessarily translate into equal outcomes. Our expert ethics working group has produced an extensive report on this issue, a policy brief and a guide for health and social care workers. The authors present some of the key challenges and recommendations for healthcare clinicians striving to provide timely diagnosis and good quality care and treatment to people with dementia from all ethnic groups. 26 Aug 2021 12:00:00 CEST 0b66bf797da6ebb7bb58b7f863aaaa9a Other Articles <p style="text-align: justify;"><img align="left" src="http://alzheimereurope.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard1/56305/14/f4155a039e2fe08095edb5.jpg" style="margin:5px;" width="120" height="107" hspace="5" vspace="5" alt="" />There is a lack of equity in relation to dementia diagnoses and care because equal opportunities do not necessarily translate into equal outcomes. Our expert ethics working group has produced an extensive report on this issue, a policy brief and a guide for health and social care workers. The authors present some of the key challenges and recommendations for healthcare clinicians striving to provide timely diagnosis and good quality care and treatment to people with dementia from all ethnic groups.</p> https://www.alzheimer-europe.org/News/Alzheimer-Europe/Thursday-19-August-2021-Alzheimer-Europe-publishes-article-on-timely-diagnosis-and-care-for-people-with-dementia-from-ethnic-minority-groups-in-the-International-Journal-of-Geriatric-Psychiatry