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Seven highlights from the world’s largest dementia research conference

Seven highlights from the world’s largest dementia research conference

This year, the world’s largest dementia research conference – the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) – went virtual. Here are our top seven highlights from the week!

Share The Orange – it’s never mattered more

Share The Orange – it’s never mattered more

The need for breakthroughs in dementia research, to protect everything that makes the human brain such a wonder, and to keep people from harm, has never been greater.

Three generation family enjoying walking along the coast. Its cold outside so they are wrapped up warm. Grandparents swinging the little boy

Can we really reduce the number of people living with dementia by 40%?

We know that if we can understand what increases the risk of developing dementia, governments and individuals can be better informed about how to reduce that risk.