Hrvatska znanstvena bibliografija (CROSBI)

Pregled bibliografske jedinice broj: 733852

Zbornik radova

Autori: Mimica, Ninoslav; Šimić, Goran; Dajčić, Mira; Dajčić, Tajana
Naslov: Alzheimer Croatia - serving people with dementia since 1999
Izvornik: Book of abstracts - 4. Croatian Congress of Neuroscience
ISSN: 1382-6077
Skup: 4. Croatian Congress of Neuroscience
Mjesto i datum: Zagreb, Croatia, 20-21.09.2013.
Ključne riječi: Alzheimer's disease ; Croatia ; dementia ; counseling centre ; Croatian congress ; office
Alzheimer Croatia (AC), former Alzheimer Disease Societies Croatia (ADSC), since its beginnings from 1999 is helping people with dementia (PWD), their families and careers. We are fighting stigma, and bringing education to target and general population. Our Society doesn't have paid staff, so the whole work is done by volunteers. In our Counseling centre we have weekly meetings for families of PWD and ali other interested. The AC has published four booklets, various leaflets, ali in large number and we distributed them for free in public places. Tili now our members have spoken to media in numerous occassions (TV, radio, nevvspapers) and we have organized various lectures, participated on many Meetings, Conferences and Congresses dealing with AD and dementia - ali in the aim to raise awareness on dementia, and to present our work for PWD and their caregivers. In year 2012 we have organized the 6th Croatian Congress on AD with international participation in Primošten and this was one of the biggest meeting on AD in Croatia. Beside that, AC organized three Psychogeriatric Symposiums on island Rab, last one in 2006. For last eight years we have celebrated the World Alzheimer's day (September 21st), at on the most popular squares in center of Zagreb. We have also organized the humanitarian public events called "Summer evenings on Zrinjevac" in vvhich we raise financial support for the AC. Our web-site ( is rebuilt and tili today we have more than 33000 visits. On our 24- hours help-line (+385 91 569 16 60) we are receiving calls every day coming from whole Croatia, but also from Bosnia and Herzegovina as well as from other countries of the region. We are regularly replying to numerous letters coming through e-mail ( Our work is also internationally recognized, so we became a full member of Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) in 2006', and of Alzheimer Europe (AE) in 2012. Our office has a nice location, in the center of metropolis (Vlaška 24, Zagreb).
Vrsta sudjelovanja: Poster
Vrsta prezentacije u zborniku: Sažetak
Vrsta recenzije: Domaća recenzija
Izvorni jezik: ENG
Kategorija: Stručni
Znanstvena područja:
Temeljne medicinske znanosti,Kliničke medicinske znanosti,Javno zdravstvo i zdravstvena zaštita
Puni text rada: 733852.MIMICA_Poster_ZAGREB_2013_03.pdf (tekst priložen 12. Kol. 2015. u 12:04 sati)
Upisao u CROSBI: Ninoslav Mimica (, 25. Stu. 2014. u 13:37 sati