HISTORY The Alzheimer's Disease Programme started as a project of the President of the Soroptimist International Club of Port of Spain in 1996, with a seminar on "Alzheimer's Disease, the Affected Person and the Caregiver".
Norma Inniss, founder of the organisation served as president for AzATT since its inception.
Elected to the Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) Board for the period 2005-2009
Elected to ADI board for a second three year term 2009
Represented AzATT at the Canada - Caribbean Partnership Meeting
Attended ADI Regional Workshop in St. Maarten
Term ended as president 3 December, 2016 but she continues to be an active voice advocating for the people living with dementia.
AzATT became registered as a Non-Profit Organisation and a provisional member of Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI)
AzATT was admitted to ADI as a full member
Through an ADI Twinning Initiative, AzATT was formally twinned with Alzheimer Society Canada.
VISION A life of dignity with acceptance, support and security.
MISSION The Alzheimer’s Association of Trinidad and Tobago exists to provide support for people with dementia and their caregivers and to improve their quality of life through information, education and the promotion of research.
BOARD President - Ann Smith Vice President- Beryl Stuart Treasurer- Joanne Shurland (to 6th July 2018) Secretary- Dr. Lorraine Patience Regional Coordinator- Brenda Moses Director (co-opted)- Dr. Helene Marceau-Crooks Director (co-opted) Dr. Joyanne De Four-Babb
SERVICES/PROGRAMMES • Monthly meetings in Port of Spain, San Fernando, Arima and Scarborough, Tobago • Awareness programmes • Education and training • Lecture discussions • Video presentations • Seminars • Workshops • Fundraising • Support for caregivers