Italy - Alzheimer Cafès

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The project proposes to develop an intervention model that improves the quality of life of people with dementia, their families and caregivers, starting from the positive experiences of Alzheimer Cafés, a service that is becoming more and more common and worth to be replicate.




In collaboration with the Geriatric Research Group Brescia structural and functional analyses will be conducted in order to create a successful model, replicable economic and Alzheimer cafes. Potentially adaptable to local agencies or non-profit organizations, thus maximizing the results of the intervention.






Gruppo Ricerca Geriatrica Auser Saronno


AIMA Cremona

AIMA Firenze

Fondazione Opera Don Baronio Onlus

Alzheimer Uniti Roma

In 2012 thanks to the result of this research UniCredit Foundation in collaboration with UniCredit Factoring has launched a Call For Proposal for the developing of new Alzheimer Cafès in the provinces of Torino, Verona, Naples and Palermo.


The model of Alzheimer Caffè has been presented 27, September 2012.

At the end of the presentation the winners of the Call for proposal have been awarded:

- Caffè per tutti – Torino. Project realized by Cooperativa Sociale Lancillotto, in collaboration with con Cooperativa Sociale Solidarietà and ACLI;
- Il Caffè Alzheimer - Verona. Project realized by Associazione Familiari Malati di Alzheimer (AFMA);
- ArteMusiCafÈAlzheimer – Napoli. Project realized by Associazione Italiana Malattia di Alzheimer (AIMA);
-Alzheimer Caffè Palermo - Palermo. Project realized by Associazione La Grande Famiglia.