Alzheimer Europe has a new-look newsletter for 2024!

Our February 2024 edition 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 thousands of people with an interest in the field, from across Europe and beyond. We are always happy to receive feedback, or suggestions regarding news items to share.


15 February: European consensus for diagnosis of AD published in Lancet Neurology by working group of experts including Alzheimer Europe

A multidisciplinary working group, consisting of 22 experts from 11 European scientific associations and Alzheimer Europe, has defined recommendations for the effective and individualised use of biomarkers for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in memory clinics. Their consensus paper has been published in the March 2024 edition of The Lancet Neurology journal.

20 February: New AI4HOPE project aims to transform dementia care through digital health interventions

AI4HOPEA new European research project called AI4HOPE has just kicked off and we are delighted to form part of the consortium. The new initiative is funded by Horizon Europe and aims to transform dementia care through cutting-edge digital health interventions.

22 February: Malta launches its new dementia strategy for 2024-2031

A new National Dementia Strategy for the Maltese Islands 2024 – 2031, titled ‘Reaching New Heights’, has been published. It aims to significantly improve the quality of services and the quality of life of persons living with dementia in the Maltese islands. This dementia strategy is a continuation of Malta’s first national strategy and builds on progress made during its implementation.

29 February: Over 500 people are already supporting our Call to Action demanding that European decision-makers prioritise dementia - join them today

Alzheimer Europe 2024 EU Elections campaign graphicWe are pleased to share the progress of our campaign prior to the European Parliament elections in June. The campaign, which aims to make dementia a priority issue for decision-makers at a European level, includes a public Call to Action for which we already have more than 500 signatories. Thank you to all of them for their support! If you have not yet signed, we invite you to do so!

1 March: Call for abstracts and registrations are open for the 34th Alzheimer Europe Conference

34AEC Geneva teaserWe are delighted to invite you to submit abstracts for the upcoming 34th Alzheimer Europe Conference #34AEC, which will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, under the banner “New horizons - Innovating for dementia”. We look forward to welcoming delegates and speakers to our 34th Annual Conference from 8 to 10 October 2024.Registrations are also open and our reduced Early Bird fee is available until 15 July.