International reports

The Alzheimer Society of Canada is a co-founding member of Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) and part of a growing list of countries urging governments to make dementia a health priority. The Society plays an active role in this worldwide movement.

Dementia friendly communities: Key principles by Alzheimer's Disease InternationalDementia Friendly Communities: Key principles and Global developments

ADI sets out the principles and the resources available to guide the development of dementia friendly communities, and showcases examples of dementia friendly initiatives around the world.

World Alzheimer Report 2015: The Global Impact of DementiaWorld Alzheimer Report 2015: The Global Impact of Dementia

ADI provides updated data on the prevalence, incidence, cost and trends of dementia worldwide. It also estimates how these numbers will increase in the future, and makes recommendations for how to address what it describes as "one of the biggest global public health and social care challenges facing people today and in the future."

Women and Dementia: A global research reviewWomen and Dementia: A global research review

ADI looks at the main issues affecting women in relation to dementia from an international perspective.

World Alzheimer Report 20142014 World Alzheimer Report

ADI examines modifiable risk factors with recommendations for public health campaigns and disease prevention strategies.

World Alzheimer Report 20132013 World Alzheimer Report

ADI focuses on long-term care and makes important recommendations which should be the fundamental drivers of long-term care policy in dementia.

Dementia: A public health priorityDementia: A Public Health Priority (2012)

Landmark data from the World Health Organization (WHO) ADI show one new case of dementia every four seconds.

World Alzheimer Report 20122012 World Alzheimer Report

ADI survey reveals widespread stigma impacting people with dementia and carers and recommends ways to reduce stigma.

World Alzheimer Report 20112011 World Alzheimer Report

ADI says interventions in the early stages of dementia are effective and makes the economic case for earlier diagnosis.

World Alzheimer Report 20102010 World Alzheimer Report

ADI offers model for dementia services planning and graduated approach for countries with limited resources.

Last Updated: 11/08/2017