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What’s it like being a Media Volunteer

Laura Pearson-Clark

What’s it like being a Media Volunteer? Married couple Chris and Terrie from Cambridgeshire have been Alzheimer’s Research UK Media Volunteers since 2010. Their tireless work to raise awareness of dementia and help the charity in any way possible resulted in Chris being made a charity Champion in 2013 and Terrie in 2016. We asked […]

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Election countdown: will you help us #campaignfordementia?

Kirsty MaraisClare van LyndenSusan MitchellEmily CookHelen Davies

In every general election, particular issues of the day will always feature heavily in the debate, and as Britain prepares to vote on 8 June, it’s inevitable that Brexit negotiations will dominate the campaign. But our next government will also be able to influence a range of other important issues, including the future of dementia […]

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My parents in my pocket

Siobhann Ardley

Siobhann Ardley lost both her parents in 2016, her 68-year-old mum Annette Royce in August and her dad Michael Royce in November, a day after his 71st birthday. Michael had been living with Alzheimer’s disease for almost a decade, and passed away in a care home, while Annette died from liver cancer following a terminal […]

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AXA UK and ARUK Partnership Success Story

Amanda Blanc

It was two years ago today that AXA employees chose Alzheimer’s Research UK as their charity partner for the next three years. I remember well the moving stories some of our people shared about how Alzheimer’s and other dementias had affected them and their families. I believe it’s that personal connection and the cruel impact […]

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