Disclosures Michael Splaine/Splaine Consulting Consulting Agreements as of 8/1/2013 Alzheimer’s Disease International Eli Lilly Bayer A.G. (non-U.S.) Alzheimer’s Association (US) Healthy Brain Initiative Pro Literacy NCALL Owner, Cognitive Solutions LLC
Conflict of Interest None of the views represented here are those of my clients nor have they had any control or input into this presentation.
Recognition, terms Special thanks to ADI for the use of their global data slides. The term Alzheimer’s disease is intended to be inclusive of related irreversible dementias and Alzheimer’s detected when cognitive symptoms are present.
National and local dementia plans Recognition of stigma, discrimination Lack of consistent unbiased information Promotion of early detection and diagnosis Understanding “niche” populations Dementia Friendly Communities
Initiatives Belgium: Community designation Japan: Train dementia friends (and UK) Scotland: A guarantee of post diagnostic support Ireland: Transportation signage Netherlands: Café’s (and Japan)
Challenges Commerce Integration with WHO age friendly communities http://www.who.int/ageing/age_friendly_cities _network/en/ http://www.who.int/ageing/age_friendly_cities _network/en/