The NEAR Steering Board member, Anders Wimo, has contributed to the “World Alzheimer Report 2021 – Journey through the diagnosis of dementia”, released by the Alzheimer’s Disease International and the “Global status report on the public health response to dementia”, released by the World Health Organization (WHO), 2021. Anders has written chapters about cost factors and new challenges and opportunities in the diagnosis of dementia (1), as well as global societal costs and support for carers of people living with dementia (2). In the WHO report, national SNAC data was used to estimate dementia costs in Sweden.
1. Gauthier S, Rosa-Neto P, Morais JA, & Webster C. 2021. World Alzheimer Report 2021: Journey through the diagnosis of dementia. London, England: Alzheimer’s Disease International.
2. Global status report on the public health response to dementia. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2021. Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO.
The NEAR Steering Board member, Ingmar Skoog, has started a Swedish podcast together with the journalist Anders Palmgren entitled: “25% with Palmgren and Skoog”. 25% with Palmgren and Skoog is a podcast that addresses the view of older persons (65+ years) and wants to start a debate on important issues related to aging. For example, […]
The NEAR Scientific Advisory Board member, Miia Kivipelto, was interviewed in the daily newspaper DN on how to decrease your dementia risk. Miia explains that the FINGER method is a toolbox with five concrete things you can do to reduce your risk of dementia, and the best effect is achieved if combing them. Here are […]
The NEAR Scientific Advisory Board member, Miia Kivipelto, participated in TV4 Nyhetsmorgon where she talked about her new book release on how to decrease the risk for Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), which she has written together with Professor Mai-Lis Hellénius. Watch the program here