With summer in full swing, most of our minds turn to BBQs and sprucing up the garden, and you might not feel up to breaking a sweat for charity. If only you could get sponsored for relaxing in the sun! But what if you could support groundbreaking dementia research just by doing those DIY jobs […]
Being part of the team leading the Dementia Revolution from behind the scenes and simultaneously being a runner was an amazing experience. I gained new insights into the work of my colleagues in the sporting, brand and comms teams, and well as a new understanding of what it’s like to be a (very tired and […]
When it comes to fundraising for a charity like Alzheimer’s Research UK, there are some tried and tested ideas that always come to mind. These might be gruelling marathons, daring skydives or even delicious bake sales. And while these are all fantastic ways to support us, we know these are not for everyone. That’s why […]
With training underway, we asked Team ARUK their favourite workout soundtrack.
This September 200 of our supporters will Race the Tide in a tough 30 hour non-stop hike through the Northumbrian countryside. Their willpower and determination will raise an amazing £100,000 to defeat dementia. So what exactly can Alzheimer’s Research UK achieve with £100,000? Uniting experts to unravel genetics Thanks to £100,000 fundraised by staff at […]
At Alzheimer’s Research UK we’re getting really excited about Race the Tide, our challenging 100km hike to the Holy Island in September 2016. It’s going to be a really tough 30 hour non-stop hike through the Northumbrian countryside, and it’s all to defeat dementia. We’re hoping that 200 of our supporters will be brave enough […]
If you bought yourself a small treat this weekend, have a think – what did you get for your money? How far can you stretch £20? You probably didn’t get much more than a couple of pizzas and a cheap DVD. Or maybe a ticket to a gig or show. Both nice, yet run-of-the-mill things. […]
My mum was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s when I was 21 and her dementia progressed very quickly. She hasn’t been able to communicate with me for much of my adult life, except for a smile when I arrive to visit her. Despite this she has taught me some of life’s most important lessons over the past […]
I commute to the Alzheimer’s Research UK office on my Brompton, a small but perfectly formed example of British engineering. I have inventively named him Brom. Brom and I rarely stray from our route to work but this August we went a little wild and took part in the World Brompton Championships at Goodwood Motor Circuit.