Alzheimer Disease International
Alzheimer Disease International (ADI), was founded in 1984 to help to fight Alzheimer's disease, first diagnosed back in 1906. ADI is the umbrella organisation of more than 80 Alzheimer’s associations around the world. Each member supports people with dementia and their families in their country. ADI's vision is an improved quality of life for people with dementia and their families throughout the world.
The organisation run the Alzheimer University, a series of practical workshops aimed at helping the staff and volunteers of Alzheimer associations build and strengthen their organisations. ADI holds an annual international conference which is the longest-running international conference on dementia.
September marks World Alzheimer's Month, with World Alzheimer's Day on September 21.
ADI estimates 135 million people worldwide will be living with dementia by 2050.
ADI is based in London, UK.
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