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CAstle RidE for Alzheimer’s

Cearon O'Flynn

Cearon O’Flynn took on his own fundraising challenge, CAstle RidE for Alzheimer’s, in memory of his nan Dorothy Stockey, who died with Alzheimer’s disease in 2004 at the age of 81. As a dad-of-three, who works as a business solutions analyst, Cearon trained whenever he could ahead of the event, which involved cycling hundreds of […]

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#RDDSweatySelfie

Lucy SquanceClaire PriestwoodHannah ReynoldsJess HiscocksLeah WatkinsRebecca FutrallZoe BaggotKenneth ForemanKelly Holliday

A couple of weeks ago we launched a fun competition to keep our runners motivated whilst clocking up the miles for our summer challenge: Running Down Dementia. The challenge was launched in partnership with parkrun and involves running 100k and raising £100 to power dementia research. Our #RunningDownDementia runners didn’t disappoint us. We’ve had hundreds […]

Sixtyat60

Vivien Hunot

Vivien Hunot retired after turning 60 in 2015. But instead of putting her feet up Vivien vowed to raise as much money as she could for Alzheimer’s Research UK by completing 60 tasks to mark the occasion. While the list featured nicer tasks such as watching Flamenco dancing in Seville and riding a tuk tuk […]

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#IFightDementia

Lucy SquanceClaire PriestwoodHannah ReynoldsJess HiscocksLeah WatkinsRebecca FutrallZoe BaggotKenneth ForemanKelly Holliday

Do you passionately believe in the power of research to change lives for good? Us too! We’ve got ten fabulous fundraising ideas for you to power the fightback against dementia. #IFightDementia with 70’s style. Get out the face paint and dust off your flares – a 70’s day is a really fun way of raising […]

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Expert running tips from our marathon Q&A

Martin Yelling

With the Virgin Money London Marathon 2015 just over a week away, we asked top running coach and expert Martin Yelling to host a Facebook Marathon Q&A with our #TeamARUK runners: We’ve summarised them in this blog from Martin to answer all your burning questions: Q: Would you recommend buying a new pair of trainers […]

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PageGroup celebrates Purple People Day

Sophie Tudor

On Friday 6 March, hundreds of PageGroup staff across the UK donned purple outfits to raise hundreds of pounds for our charity partner, Alzheimer’s Research UK. The company supported Alzheimer’s Research UK by wearing purple ties, sweaters, and shirts and selling purple-themed baked goods. In May 2013, PageGroup pledged to fundraise £200,000 for Alzheimer’s Research […]

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ARUKmemories for GivingTuesday

Lucy SquanceClaire PriestwoodHannah ReynoldsJess HiscocksLeah WatkinsRebecca FutrallZoe BaggotKenneth ForemanKelly Holliday

What are your treasured memories? Meeting your younger sibling for the first time? An amazing birthday cake? A huge ice cream at the beach? Enjoying a family Christmas? We’re on a mission to recreate treasured memories today, the UK’s first #GivingTuesday, and we need your help. How can I get involved? We’re asking you to […]

On a mission to raise buckets of cash

Lucy Ponder

Late November may not be the best time to be outside all day. But on 20 November, PageGroup donned their fancy dress and winter coats and hit the streets of London to raise money for dementia research. Seventy-five people from their finance and consultancy team came together, in a bid to help a fantastically worthy cause. […]

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A year full of Christmas

Lucy SquanceClaire PriestwoodHannah ReynoldsJess HiscocksLeah WatkinsRebecca FutrallZoe BaggotKenneth ForemanKelly Holliday

For us in Alzheimer’s Research UK’s Supporter Marketing team, it’s Christmas almost all year round! But it’s worth it because the wonderful thing about Christmas, is that we get so many amazing people buying our cards, entering the raffle, sending us donations and messages of support.  Whether they have helped us by donating images, by […]

Happy birthday dementiablog

Lucy SquanceClaire PriestwoodHannah ReynoldsJess HiscocksLeah WatkinsRebecca FutrallZoe BaggotKenneth ForemanKelly Holliday

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 […]