Alzheimer Europe’s February 2023 newsletter 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 12,000 people and we are always happy to receive feedback, or suggestions regarding news items to share.


1 February: Alzheimer Europe responds to call for evidence on proposed mental health initiative

Alzheimer Europe has responded to a European Commission call for evidence on a proposed initiative of a comprehensive approach to mental health. The initiative had been announced by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen during her State of the EU speech in November 2022.

14 February: Global Ageing Network launches Call to the Governments of the World on Long-term Care and Ageing

The Global Ageing Network has issued a "Call to the Governments of the World on Long-term Care and Ageing” demanding urgent attention to and reform of long-term care systems for older people. For over a year, experts from around the world have been working on this document in response to the increasing risk of future inaccessibility and unaffordability of long-term care services, and at least half of all older adults expected to need long-term care services at some point in their lives.

28 February: Alzheimer Europe publishes 41st edition of its "Dementia in Europe" magazine

It is with great pleasure that we introduce the 41st edition of our Dementia in Europe magazine. The new issue is available on our website and is full of interesting articles on the latest developments in the field of dementia, at a national and European level.

28 February: Registrations are open for the 33rd Alzheimer Europe Conference #33AEC!

Helsinki teaserWe are delighted to invite you to register for the upcoming 33rd Alzheimer Europe Conference (#33AEC), which will take place in Helsinki, Finland from 16 to 18 October 2023, under the banner “New opportunities in dementia care, policy and research” and in collaboration with Muistiliitto, the Alzheimer Society of Finland.