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Our mission is to bring about the first life-changing dementia treatment by 2025. Our vision is a world where people are free from the fear, harm and heartbreak of dementia.






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Christmas shopping online? Support Alzheimer’s Research UK at the same time!

We know Christmas shopping isn’t going to be the same this year. And with more and more of us shopping online, we wanted to let you know that many of your favourite online shops allow you to donate to Alzheimer’s Research UK at no extra cost to you!

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Doctors call for new ways of approaching early changes to memory and thinking

Alzheimer’s Research UK has spearheaded a new review, calling for a fresh focus on how problems with early memory and thinking should be recognised, diagnosed, and treated

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Frontotemporal dementia and COVID-19 – insights from the hospital

Kayleigh Watts, from Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge has worked with people with frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and their loved ones during the Covid-19 pandemic. She reflects on the impact of COVID-19 on those with FTD, in a piece originally written for the Psychologist Magazine.

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