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Five things you may not know about frontotemporal dementia

Dr Laura PhippsKirsty MaraisClaire LucasRobin BrisbourneCatherine McKeeverKaty Stubbs

In awareness-raising messages about dementia, the spotlight typically rests on Alzheimer’s disease as the most common cause of dementia, helping people to learn more about the condition and working to break down the stigma that surrounds it. However, at Alzheimer’s Research UK, you’ll often see “the power to defeat dementia” next to our logo because […]

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Five minutes of amazing: my journey through dementia

Chris Graham

Chris Graham was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s in 2010, aged just 34. Below is an extract from his newly released book detailing his mammoth 16,000-mile cycle ride around North America and Canada raising £40,000 for Alzheimer’s Research UK. ‘Five Minutes of Amazing’ was written with writer Wendy Holden. Dementia Adventure Diary, 4 May 2015, near Espanola, […]

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Hope for the future

Sophie Leggett

On World Alzheimer’s Day, Alzheimer’s Research UK supporter Sophie Leggett explains why she is determined to use her experience of dementia to make a positive difference to future generations by taking part in vital research. Sophie has a 50 per cent risk of developing early-onset Alzheimer’s due to a rare faulty gene which runs in […]

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Steel Wool

Daryl Oliver

Daryl Oliver is an author who has a health science degree and many years’ experience as a general nurse. She has five grown up children and lives with her husband in Cambridgeshire while studying for a Master’s degree in healthcare. Having experienced dementia both personally and professionally Daryl is releasing her latest work of fiction, […]

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