World Young Leaders in Dementia

WYLD: A network of passionate, young professionals working across disciplines and borders to develop innovative dementia solutions.

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Fresh Perspectives

Bringing creative brainstorming, fresh perspectives, and novel solutions to the dementia field.

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Contributing to Dementia Strategies

Incorporating the latest innovations in technology and research to meet the needs of a rapidly changing world.

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Enabling a Culture of Collaboration

Providing a platform for idea exchange and shared projects to enable a culture of collaboration among the next generation of leaders in dementia.

Latest News & Blogs

Does diet have a role to play in dementia prevention in low- and middle-income countries?

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Photo credit: Tijana - Fotolia.com As there is still no cure for dementia, reducing our risk of cognitive decline in later life through dementia prevention strategies becomes increasingly important. Dementia...

The Singapore Environmental Assessment Tool: An International Collaboration

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A decade ago, I undertook a research project that looked at what factors helped people positively adapt to entering an aged care facility. During this time,I came across a literature...

Remembering What I Have Forgotten

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‘I am anxious that I will make mistakes.’ This is just one of the many diary entries in ‘Remembering What I Have Forgotten’: a diary written from the perspective of...

The case for trauma-informed dementia care

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Photo credited to Pxfuel: https://www.pxfuel.com/en/free-photo-jrodx Up to 70% of us will experience a psychologically traumatic event in our lives. Traumatic events are those that threaten our safety and overwhelm our...

Can we teach old drugs new tricks to prevent dementia?

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Picture credit to: https://pixabay.com/vectors/brain-prescription-medication-drugs-5336763/ There are 54 million people living dementia worldwide. It is projected that this number will grow to 130 million people with dementia by 2050, and there...

‘Dementia in a changing world’. The 30th Alzheimer Europe Conference goes virtual: throwback to three days of inspiration, motivation and ambition

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A poster for the 30th Alzheimer Europe Conference 2020 From the 20th of October to the 22nd  of October the 30th Alzheimer Europe Conference ‘Dementia in a changing world’ took...

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