A socio-demographic phenomenon is changing the world’s landscape as we know it: the ageing population.
This phenomenon means that more and more people lives’ will be touched by dementia or other neurodegenerative diseases.
It is estimated that today 35.6 million people around the world are living with dementia, figures which are expected to rise to 65.7 million in 2030 and 115.4 million in 2050.
The family continues to be the main line of support and care.
wisdem offers a platform upon which experts, caregivers, families and people living with dementia can work together to give meaning, purpose and enrichment to the lives of so many.
wisdem...enabling more and more people to live well with dementia.
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WISDEM LAUNCH: PUTTING NONPHARMACOLOGICAL APPROACHES ON THE WORLD MAP

The wisdem network was officially launched at the ‘Global Alzheimer’s Research Summit’ in Madrid, an event promoted and hosted by the Fundación Reina Sofia and Fundació Pasqual Maragall as part of the year long initiative “Alzheimer International 2011: International year of research in Alzheimer’s and Related Neurodegenerative Diseases”. 

With more than 1700 registered attendees to the nonpharmacological programme, this two day event offered a unique and unprecedented opportunity to showcase the latest developments in both scientific and nonpharmacological research from across the globe.