World Young Leaders in Dementia

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

Fresh Perspectives

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

Contributing to Dementia Strategies

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

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

Gender and socio-economic differences in modifiable risk factors for dementia throughout the life course

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There are pervasive gender inequalities in modifiable risk factors for dementia, which place women at a disadvantage throughout the life course. Further, gender and socioeconomic inequalities intersect, rendering women more...

Developing a digital version of a dementia care training course during the COVID-19 pandemic in Tokyo, Japan

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The COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately impacts on people living with dementia. Social measures against COVID-19, such as isolation and restricted visiting in care homes and nursing homes, negatively impact on psychosocial...

WYLD Perspectives: World Dementia Council Technology Round Table

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The recent World Dementia Council Technology Roundtable examined the emerging technological developments helping to reduce risk and improving participation for people living with dementia and their caregivers. It was co-chaired...

Learning disabilities and dementia

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In recognition of World Down’s Syndrome Day, Jane Nickels, a Learning Disabilities Admiral Nurse at MacIntyre (a UK based charity that supports people with learning disabilities and/or autism), shares how...

Muscle maintenance: a new avenue for dementia prevention?

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Image attributed to the Centre for Ageing Better Age-Positive Library.Photographer: Peter Kindersley Have you ever spent time with an older loved one and noticed they’re not able to lift things...

Meeting the emotional demands of family caregiving with self-compassion

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Photo credited to: Marco Bianchetti on Unsplash Providing care to a family member with dementia can be an emotionally rich and rewarding experience. But it can also be demanding and...

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