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Launch of the Erasmus+ project DementiaCare

On 31 May – 1 June 2022 Alzheimer Bulgaria Association participated at the Kickoff Meeting in Florence, Italy for the Erasmus+ project DementiaCare which is being implemented in a partnership with organizations from Turkey, Spain, Italy, Portuguese, Slovakia and UK. At the meeting representatives of Alzheimer Bulgaria Association presented the Association’s work and goals, as […]

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Alzheimer – Bulgaria and Prof. Diaz presented their collaboration at a conference on social aspects of mental health

In the summer of 2021, Alzheimer Bulgaria, in collaboration with Professor Felix Diaz from the American University in Bulgaria, organized seminars on “Improving the quality of life, cognitive functioning, and communication for people with dementia.” The workshops introduced various modern intervention systems that would help people with dementia and their families in their daily lives. […]

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Launch of the Erasmus+ project “Smart Against Ageism” (SAA)

Negative attitudes about aging and older age make life on average 7,5 years shorter. Negative stereotypes, prejudices and discrimination on the ground of age are known as “ageism”, which has been shown to cause cardiovascular stress, lowered levels of self-efficacy and decreased productivity. Across the EU, policies and practices still reflect ageist prejudices and deprioritise, […]

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Happy Holidays!

Dear Friends, May the Christmas days remind us of how nice it is to be all together. How one smile can cause another, how one touch can soothe, how one nice word can bring light to the soul. May we look at the small things that bring us true joy and fulfill us with gratefulness. […]

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Alzheimer Bulgaria takes part in various events for World Alzheimer’s Day

For World Alzheimer’s Day, Alzheimer Bulgaria Association took part in various events to promote prevention, awareness-raising and advocacy. On 23 September, the association participated in the final conference of the project “Advocacy campaign for presenting, imposing and disseminating the concept of a specialised daycare centre and other services in the community for people with Alzheimer’s and […]

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Alzheimer Bulgaria Association is featured in the WHO’s toolkit

To address dementia as a global challenge, the 70th World Health Assembly adopted the Global Action Plan on the Public Health Response to Dementia 2017-2025 in May 2017. The action plan represents an international commitment to improving the lives of people with dementia, their carers, and families. It includes seven action areas: dementia as a […]

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Workshop “Enhancing the quality of life, cognitive functioning, and communication of persons with dementia

Alzheimer Bulgaria Association in collaboration with the professor of psychology Felix Diaz from the American University in Bulgaria organized a workshop about “Enhancing the quality of life, cognitive functioning, and communication of persons with dementia”. The workshop is designed by Professor Diaz and aims at bringing to the everyday work of formal and informal caregivers […]

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Alzheimer Bulgaria Association joined the World Patients Alliance (WPA)

Alzheimer Bulgaria Association joined the World Patients Alliance (WPA) as a full member. The organization is established to raise the attention to the patients’ voice and provide access to safe, quality and affordable healthcare. The WPA works for patients with different conditions worldwide and has a huge range of knowledge, experience, practices, partners, and members. […]

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