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Reducing the risk of dementia: A new, but growing, evidence base

Dr Matthew Norton

Alzheimer’s Research UK is delighted to have recently joined the UK Health Forum (UKHF) and taken part in the annual general meeting this week. The UKHF is a centre of expertise, working with and through its members to contribute to the prevention of the avoidable non-communicable diseases, including dementia. The fact that we were asked […]

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From heart-break to heart-warming

Zoe HodgsonHayley SmithJo FairesHelen MorganAlex LacyTom WrightIain AndrewsKim Sackel

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 […]

Marked differences

Zoe HodgsonHayley SmithJo FairesHelen MorganAlex LacyTom WrightIain AndrewsKim Sackel

It’s now nearly 15 years since my mum was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, and as a family we have witnessed the effects this cruel disease has had; as it slowly stripped her of so many fundamental parts of herself including her independence, ability to communicate, along with her memories and ability to recognise and connect with […]

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

Zoe HodgsonHayley SmithJo FairesHelen MorganAlex LacyTom WrightIain AndrewsKim Sackel

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 […]

Russell Grant: dementia research is our best hope

Russell Grant

This Christmas won’t be like it used to be because I won’t share it with my darling grandmother. My nanny Alice had Alzheimer’s back in the 1980s and 90s and without her Christmas will never be the same again. I miss her desperately. It’s been nearly 20 years since Nan passed away, but sadly I […]

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