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Final month for submissions


Seize the opportunity to make a lasting impact in the world of nursing! As our communities face the challenges of rapid aging and potential memory loss, it is more crucial than ever to champion innovative solutions. Apply for the Queen Silvia Nursing Award within the next month and be part of a movement that values and uplifts the vital role of nurses in transforming older person and dementia care.


Your expertise and passion can pave the way for a brighter, more compassionate future.


The 2023 season closes at 23.59 on the 1 November in participating network regions.




Recognition, Networking, Development


Reflecting on memorable moments, we invite you to explore our recent summary detailing the enlightening visits of the 2022 Swedish and Finnish laureates to the various partners of the Queen Silvia Nursing Award. Such networking experiences, now part of our shared history, have proven invaluable in nurturing and amplifying nursing talent. Our sincere thanks go to supporters BioArctic, Socialstyrelsen, Stiftelsen Silviahemmet, and Attendo, who warmly opened their doors and invested their time, making these invaluable encounters possible.


Queen Silvia Nursing Award 2022 Ambassadors Sara Rosenberg, Mia Kuusisto, Marie Svensson, and Karoliina Tiura are seen with (top left) BioArctic's Susanne Fabre, Senior Director Translational Biomarkers & Bioanalysis and Harald Borgeke, Senior Director Public Affairs; (top right) Mia Kuusisto and Karoliina Tiura share a moment at Socialstyrelsen's headquarters; (bottom left) Sara Rosenberg enjoys a coffee with Stiftelsen Silviahemmet's Madelene Bruce Danielsson, Silviafysioterapeut; and (bottom right) two days of intense networking wraps up with Attendo's Christina Mo, Nurse Practitioner and Quality Developer, and Operations Manager Maria Hemåker Apell.





World Alzheimer's Day Observed


As we commemorate World Alzheimer's Day, it's essential to spotlight the expanding role of nurses in aged and dementia care. The world's aging population necessitates specialized care, and nurses are at the helm, merging traditional caregiving with the latest breakthroughs in Alzheimer's research. Their commitment transcends routine care; it's about holistic attention to the older person, encompassing both physical and emotional well-being. With each new discovery, nurses are uniquely positioned to redefine geriatric nursing, underscoring their pivotal role in integrating these advancements for improved patient outcomes.

The excellence of nurses in this arena is not just vital—it's transformative. As dementia research progresses, so do the opportunities for nurses to deepen their expertise and influence the trajectory of patient care. The realm of geriatric and dementia care offers a myriad of professional growth avenues, from research to leadership roles. This burgeoning field, enriched by the dedication and innovation of nurses, signifies not just professional growth, but a profound purpose: to reshape and uplift the lives of those battling Alzheimer's and other age-related conditions. Image Credit: Addere Care, Main Partner of the Queen Silvia Nursing Award Lithuania




See you at #33AEC


Will you be attending the Alzheimer Europe Conference in Helsinki from October 16th to 18th?


We would love to connect with you! This event presents a golden opportunity for us to open new pathways for meaningful discussions and forge lasting connections. We believe in the power of collaboration and shared insights to drive change and make a difference.


If you're attending, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. Let’s come together, share knowledge, and catalyze progress in our shared mission against Alzheimer's.


See you all there!



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