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Mum and Me

Sue Bourne

Every film I had ever seen about Alzheimer’s disease had been grim and depressing. My mother Ethel had Alzheimer’s yet somehow my daughter Holly and I continued to have a relationship with her. It may not have been what it once was but there was still lots of laughter. And lots of love. We knew […]

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Marathon stories

Tim Parry

What a day at yesterday’s Virgin Money London Marathon. All the months of training from Team ARUK (the 64 runners who took part for Alzheimer’s Research UK) came down to one sweltering morning in London, and their incredible efforts made us all proud. The day brought a new Guinness World Record for Susie Hewer who […]

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Good luck to all our TEAM ARUK runners

Miranda JohnsonAmy ByrneFran JohnsonHarriet ParkerLaura Pearson-ClarkJodie Vaughan

It’s the Virgin Money London Marathon 2014 on Sunday. After months of training, a team of 64 fantastic Alzheimer’s Research UK runners (TEAM ARUK) will don their purple running vests with pride as they join over 37,500 people for the 26.2 mile race.  Last year our runners raised an incredible £113,500, enough to fund almost four […]

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Lost Chord

Helena Muller

Lost Chord is a charity providing therapeutic musical sessions for people with dementia. We work in residential homes and the community at day centres specifically for people in their early stages of dementia. Music can often be the key. It can reach into the very soul and unlock the door that dementia has pulled shut […]

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Walking amongst giants

Susie Hewer

As a champion for Alzheimer’s Research UK, I was delighted to have the opportunity to attend their annual conference last week amidst the dreaming spires of Oxford. Surely that would be boring for anyone other than fellow scientists, I hear you cry?! Well, I’ve been a fundraiser and campaigner for Alzheimer’s Research UK for over […]

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