INIA’s Deputy Director Rosette Farrugia Bonello attended the 29th Alzheimer Europe Conference, ‘Making Valuable Connections’. This conference was held between 23 – 26 October 2019 at The Hague, The Netherlands. One of the highlights was a symposium organised by Alzheimer’s Europe’s European Working Group of People living with Dementia (EWGPWD). Members from the EWGPWD discussed how people living with dementia connect to their communities and looked at the importance of these connections for maintaining a meaningful and full life and for continuing to contribute to society. The conference was attended by 954 participants from 46 countries.