Rosário Zincke dos Reis is a lawyer since 1987, specially dedicated to Legal Rights of People with Incapacity, guardianship and many other legal issues related to people with dementia.
Rosario is a member of Alzheimer Europe Board since 2008, being, since 2010 the Honorary Treasurer. She has also served as Chairperson of Alzheimer Portugal (2001 – 2012) and is a current member of their Audit Committee.
Since 2009, on behalf of Alzheimer Portugal and in the framework of the dementia European movement, led by Alzheimer Europe, she has been actively involved in lobbying the national political decision makers to create and implement in Portugal a National Dementia Plan or Strategy.
On behalf of Plataforma Saúde em Diálogo she is a member of the Advisory Board for the National Health Plan 2012-2016 in Portugal, having the opportunity to stress the patients and carers perspectives and main needs.