"Dementia Care and Policies
of extended Danube Region"
iCoDem/20 - Covid 19 and Dementia
International Conference on dementia
31.August - 01. September
Bosnia and Herzegovina
The aim of the Conference "Dementia Care and Policies in extended Danube Region"
is creating a Forum by the members from Regional countries that need to present situation in their respective countries from aspect of demographic impact on society in link with dementia issues, healthy aging and long-term care and that they present society readiness for adjustment and their possibility to create system "Dementia friendly society" and adjustment life environment to elderly people. Following the presentations, the Forum should initiate discussions to find self-sustaining solutions and to establish contacts for follow-up activities.
The aim of iCoDem/20 - Covid-19 and Dementia
as the scientific and educational Congress on Dementia, this year we want to speak about Covid-19 in regarding to Dementia - hospital care and experiences, recognizing of Covid-19 symptoms, impact of Covid-19 on the condition of person with dementia, treatment of Covid-19 at people with dementia and how to cope with consequences....
Now is the new
Paper submission deadline
1st July 2020.
Governmental representatives - a various Ministries
Health workers neurologists, psychiatrists, gerontologist, epidemiologists, infectologists, internists, cardiologists, endocrinologists, nurses and medical technicians
Professionals/experts involved in Hospital care, Healthy Aging, Long-term Care, Education, Social Security, Health and Mental Health, Demographers, Insurance, NGO...
Representatives of academic institutions in the areas of: Medicine, Philosophy, Social Work, Political Science, Economy, Traffic and Communications, Architecture
Officers within Health, Social and Pension Funds
Employees working for insurance companies
Demographic trends, Healthy aging, Long-Term Care, Age friendly environments, Dementia friendly societis, Health care system to meets the needs of aging population, Education
Current challenges in
Eastern and SE European
high level of unemployment, uncertainty about future, low standard of life
in 8 out of 11 countries with more than 15% population decline in the period between 2015. and 2030.
Average median age of native population will be over 47
Currently is director of Center for dementia in Sarajevo. He is one by a few founders of Alzheimer association AiR as umbrella organization in BiH for combat against dementia.
He is doctor of science and expert for dementia in the field of psychology and care and invited lecturer on the various professional meetings and trainnings.
is a clinical and health psychologist. She worked at New York University on the development of test measures. In Austria, she and her team developed the Dementia Service Centre Model starting in 2001.
Since 2015 she is a Professor of Dementia Studies at the Danube University in Krems/Austria