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The nurses who battle dementia

Yosra OsmanJade RolphVicky Naylor

As a new staff member at Alzheimer’s Research UK I needed to learn as much as possible about dementia and the people we’re working to support. I quickly learned that Alzheimer’s Research UK’s headquarters are extremely dedicated to defeating dementia, but it’s always important to remember why this is our mission. I met with three […]

Happy birthday dementiablog

Yosra OsmanJade RolphVicky Naylor

Today is the the first anniversary of the Alzheimer’s Research UK Blog site. In that time it has become the place to find out the latest views on the impact and science of dementia. Big names What a year it has been; we’ve had guest blogs from: SirTerry Pratchett Seth Rogen Blogger and Twitter campaigner Nicky Clark Comedian […]

World Alzheimer’s Month

Yosra OsmanJade RolphVicky Naylor

Will you commit to defeat dementia? 21 September marks World Alzheimer’s Day, the perfect time to reflect on how far we’ve come in our battle to defeat dementia – and also what we still need to achieve. Your generous support funds the best scientific research and, though you may not realise, it also inspires us. […]

Important discussions at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2014

Science News Team

The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2014 provides the perfect platform for dementia researchers to discuss some of the more controversial, thought-provoking and fascinating issues facing dementia research. We summarised three of these for you: 1. Should we screen the general population for dementia? While early diagnosis of dementia is a government priority, we do not […]

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From heart-break to heart-warming

Yosra OsmanJade RolphVicky Naylor

We are proud to be Research Charity Partner of this year’s Alzheimer’s Show. Ahead of the event, which takes place at London’s Olympia on Friday 16 May and Saturday 17, Carolyn Causton shares her experience of attending last year’s inaugural Show. An Alzheimer’s “Show”?  Max Pemberton of the Daily Telegraph said ‘An Alzheimer’s show does […]

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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Alzheimer’s Research UK Annual Review

Yosra OsmanJade RolphVicky Naylor

Welcome to a year at Alzheimer’s Research UK: a year that saw us become the Charity Times’ Charity of the year; a year when we have again broken records for fundraising and research investment; and a year where our scientists have made critical new discoveries on the path to defeating dementia. Below are some of […]