This orange will change the conversation about dementia

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Dementia is not a natural part of ageing

It’s caused by physical diseases, most commonly Alzheimer’s. The damage to a brain with Alzheimer’s can leave it weighing 140g less than a healthy one.

That’s about the weight of an orange.

But this shows that Alzheimer’s is a physical disease. And through research, we know diseases can be slowed. They can be stopped.

At Alzheimer’s Research UK, we believe research can change the future. But to help us get there sooner, we must change the conversation about dementia.

Find out more

Dementia is not a natural part of ageing

It’s caused by physical diseases, most commonly Alzheimer’s. The damage to a brain with Alzheimer’s can leave it weighing 140g less than a healthy one.

That’s about the weight of an orange.

But this shows that Alzheimer’s is a physical disease. And through research, we know diseases can be slowed. They can be stopped.

At Alzheimer’s Research UK, we believe research can change the future. But to help us get there sooner, we must change the conversation about dementia.

Find out more