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

40 participants from 14 countries joined the 587th Salzburg Global Seminar on dementia

WYLD at the 587th Salzburg Global Seminar on dementia

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Remaining energy level: 0%. Inspiration and great memories to take home: 200%! That’s what the five day long 587th Salzburg Global Seminar ‘Changing Minds: Innovations in Dementia Care and Dementia-Friendly…

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Bill Gates investing in Alzheimer’s disease research

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Today Bill Gates has announced that he is personally investing $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund. Below is a section from his blog announcing the donation. We are excited…

Latest Events

27th Alzheimer Europe Conference, 2017 Alzheimer-Europe_frontpage_teaser

October 2017 | Berlin, Germany

Conference Dates: 2 – 4 October 2017

Organised by Alzheimer Europe, in collaboration with the Deutsche Alzheimer Gesellschaft in Berlin. This year’s conference will be held under the motto “Care today, cure tomorrow”.

WYLD is organising a parallel session to bring together members of our network and other young people to seek ambitious and novel perspectives on building dementia friendly communities.

More information on the WYLD Session here.

Join us in creating a better world for those living with dementia,

their families and their communities.