Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Week
International Psychogeriatric Association

Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Week
1-10 October 2021

9 October

Welcome to day 9 of Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Week!

Today's focus is Dementia. Below we have two messages, one from the Alzheimer's Association and the other from the World Dementia Council. IPA is proud to partner with both of these organizations on advancing dementia research and care.

Heather Snyder and Claire Sexton
Alzheimer's Association
Lenny Shallcross
World Dementia Council:


We are also pleased to share the Hilarity for Charity (HFC) YouTube Channel:
HFC is an American non-profit organization founded by actors Seth and Lauren Miller Rogan to raise both awareness and money for Alzheimer's disease and brain-health research. We encourage you to check out their Channel resources including nearly a dozen Caregiver Webinars.

Download the World Dementia Council's (WDC) Dementia Landscape Project publications including:

  • Global dialogue on dementia and an ageing society
  • Global dialogue on data sharing for dementia research
  • Global dialogue on progress made in dementia in LMICs
  • Global dialogue on clinical trials
  • and more

Finally, below are some national organizations working to raise awareness, increase research, improve care and provide resources on non-Alzheimer's dementias:

Additional Resources: