Alcove News

  • October 10-12, 2013: 23rd Alzheimer Europe Conference. Living well in a dementia-friendly society. St. Julian's, Malta.
  • June 10, 2013: It has been launched the report "State of the art in Alzheimer's in Spain" by Pwc and Lilly. Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid (Spain)
  • The EAHC is submitting a brochure for publication on all of its Joint Actions. This brochure will include a piece on ALCOVE.
  • ALCOVE has been included on the European Year for Active Ageing 2012 Website and will be included in an upcoming brochure.
  • January 9-11, 2013: ALCOVE 4th Executive Board Meeting in Paris. The aim of this meeting is to define recommendations in order to contribute to the wellbeing of persons with dementia.
  • November 30, 2012: Alcove Coordinator will be participating at JPND Board Meeting.
  • November 26-27, 2012: Armelle Leperre-Desplanques was invited to the WHO's conference in London  entitled "Developing a Person-Centered Model of Care for the Patient with Dementia.
  • October, 2012. Athens Association of Alzheimer's Disease organise an Alcove Conference.
  • October 4-6, 2012. ALCOVE Joint Action was presented at the Alzheimer Europe Conference in Vienna.
  • September 28th, 2012. Alcove Coordinator, Dra. Armelle Laperre-Desplankes, will be attending to the Board Meeting of EU Joint Programme for Neurodegenerative Diseases.
  • September 21th, 2012: Alcove Coordinator (Armelle Leperre-Desplanques) was invited to write the editorial for the September edition of the Health EU Newsletter which will be devoted to World Alzheimer Day.
  • September 21th, 2012. Dr. Karin Saad from England Department of Health will be presenting a communication about Alcove project during the International Psychogeriatric Association International Meetings, Australia.
  • July 14-19, 2012. Alcove project will be presented in the Alzheimer Association International Conference.
    Vancouver by Institute of Neuroimmunology of SAS. Bratislava.
  • July 4-6, 2012. VI E-Health and Telemedicin meeting. Innovation in ICT for Alzheimer, with the collaboration and sponsorship of the Spanish health Institute Carlos III.
    The Information Technology and Communications (ICT) have great potential to contribute to the intensification of the fight against Alzheimer's and neurodegenerative diseases in general, through innovation in devices, systems and services to facilitate improved quality, equity, access, efficiency and management of health and social well-being of affected individuals and their families.
    Santander - Palacio de la Magdalena (Santo Mauro). Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo, Spain.
  • April 17-20, 2012. "ALCOVE European Joint Action wil be participating in the next " International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare, Paris 17─20 April 2012" with a Communication titled: "Antipsychotics' risk reduction in dementia: combining expertises to address this health and ethical issue". More info
  • EB Conference Call, Wednesday, December 21 at 11 am
  • EB Conference Call, Wednesday, November 23 at 11 am
  • November 18, 2011. 5th National Congress on Alzheimer Disease Units organized by Istituto Superiore di Sanità in Rome. The congress represents an annual appointment of all operators that work in Italian memory clinics (neurologists, geriatrics, psychiatrics, psychologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapy). Other Associated Partners of WP4 will participate to the congress (Ministero de lla Salute, Italy; INSERM, France).
  • EB Conference Call, Wednesday, October 19 at 12 noon
  • Dr. Armelle Leperre-Desplanque's presentation of ALCOVE at the European Parliament lunch debate on June 28, 2011 is covered in the October 2011, Issue 9 edition of Dementia in Europe, The Alzheimer Europe Magazine
  • October 7, 2011. Presentation of ALCOVE at the Alzheimer Europe Conference in Warsaw.
  • October 6-8th, 2011. 21st Alzheimer Europe Conference in Warsaw. Alcove Project's presentation
  • September 29, 2011. ALCOVE - 2nd Executive Board Meeting in Paris
  • On September 29, 2011, ALCOVE was presented by Prof. Michal Novak at the planned JPND Board Meeting in Dublin.
  • On September 21, 2011, World Alzheimer's Day, ALCOVE was invited to make a presentation at a panel debate in Brussels entitled Facing the future: developing an EU strategy on Alzheimer's, organized by The Parliament, the magazine for the European Parliament. This presentation was covered on page 42 of the magazine: http://www.theparliament.com/digimag/issue335
  • 12-13 September 2011. Université d'été Alzheimer, Ethique et Société, organized by associated partner Espace National de réflexion éthique sur la maladie d'Alzheimer, 12-13 September 2011 in Aix en Provence, France.
  • May 12, 2011. Introducing ALCOVE project in the working group meeting of national dementia plan, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Helsinki.
  • November 30th 2010. The Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety of the European Parliament endorsed a Motion for a European Parliament Resolution on a European initiative on Alzheimer's disease and other dementias (2010/2084 (INI)). More info.