Alzheimer Bulgaria presented the AIDA project at the 13th “Panhellenic Conference on
Alzheimer’s Disease (PICAD)” and the 5th “Mediterranean Conference on
Neurodegenerative Diseases (MECOND)” in Thessaloniki, Greece.

From February 9-12, 2023, the 13th “PANHELENIAN CONFERENCE ON ALZHEIMER’S
took place in Thessaloniki, Greece. The conference was a hybrid

conference to allow scientists, volunteers, and NGOs involved in the topic to present their
scientific findings and new ideas to help prevent neurodegenerative diseases across the board.

Angelina Kancheva represented Alzheimer Bulgaria with the project AIDA – Alzheimer patients
Interaction through Digital and Arts.
In her presentation, she highlighted pressing issues that
affect society in the context of dementia – the growing number of people suffering from
Alzheimer’s Disease and the need to take preventive measures to improve the care and quality
of life, as well as protect their civil rights. She also presented the main objectives of AIDA – to
enrich and improve the quality of life of people with dementia through the integration of art,
technology, and clinical care, and the aspiration towards a dementia-friendlier society for
patients and caregivers alike.

Angelina is a volunteer from Alzheimer Bulgaria. She is currently doing her Ph.D. as part of the
Doctoral Training Program in Precision Medicine offered by the University of Edinburgh in
collaboration with the University of Glasgow and the Karolinska Institute in Sweden. Her primary
project is based in Glasgow and aims to describe the complete clinical phenotype of
cerebrovascular small vessel disease, a significant contributor to cognitive decline, stroke, and

You can read more about the conference HERE.