On June 8th, 2017, Alzheimer’s Association of Trinidad and Tobago (AzATT) commemorated its 17th anniversary by collaborating with Alzheimer’s Disease International, (ADI) The International Federation of Alzheimer’s Associations around the world to host the 4th ADI Non Latin Caribbean Regional Conference.
The 3-day conference took place June 8th to 10th at the Radisson Hotel, Trinidad. The theme of the conference was “Dementia in the Caribbean: No Time to Lose”
By 2050, it is believed that some one million people in the Caribbean Region will be affected by Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias; Yet, there is limited information, advice, research, policy, advocacy, and support available for those who are affected, and their careers.
Alzheimer’s Associations within the Caribbean, along with health and social care professionals, researchers and politicians came together to show greater concern for those afflicted and affected by dementia.