Greengross A4D Global Arts for Brain Health Changemaker – Rare Dementias – Conversation, 18 Jan 24

Rare Dementias: Thursday 18 January 3-5 pm GMT More than 55 million people worldwide, 944,000 in the UK, of whom between 5% and 15% receive a diagnosis of a rare, inherited or young onset dementia. These conditions tend to occur at a younger age than Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia, and can cause symptoms that … Read more

Greengross A4D Global Arts for Brain Health Changemaker – Young Onset – Conversation, 26 Oct 23

Young Onset: Thursday 26 October 8.30-10 am GMT This was the first Young Onset Conversation to address the impact of creativity for people living with the condition and its real value when employment ceases. There are 3.9 million people worldwide, 70,000 in the UK, living with young-onset dementia (under the age of 65). Diagnosis takes … Read more

Greengross A4D Global Arts 4 Brain Health, Inaugural, 4 Sep 20

Inaugural Conversation: Monday 4 September 2-3.30 pm BST World Alzheimer’s Month 2023 Kay Allen OBE, Director, explains Age Irrelevance’s mission to harness the power of collaboration to mobilise and equip others to become influential age irrelevant change makers. Brian Lawlor discusses the Global Brain Health Institute of Dublin and California’s strategies, policies and interventions to … Read more

Greengross A4D Global Arts for Brain Health Change Maker Conversations, Sept 2023 – June 2025

In association with Age Irrelevance Innovative inclusive arts practice to combat cognitive decline and rebuild resilience in the community In the spirit of the late, indomitable Baroness Sally Greengross, founder patron of Arts 4 Dementia and Change Maker par excellence, our Global Arts for Brain Health Conversations will open our eyes and mind to wide-ranging … Read more

Proposed amendment to Health & Care Bill

It was exciting this week to hear Baroness Greengross, co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia, propose our amendment 290 to the Health & Care Bill at the Committee Stage in the House of Lords on Wednesday 9 February, advancing social prescription to weekly arts, to empower people from the onset of dementia symptoms, … Read more