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Anti-dementia drugs could delay care home admission

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 3rd October 2011

A new UK study links common dementia drugs to a delay in admission to care homes.

Home test may help detect cognitive problems in over-50s

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 13th January 2014

A study has found that a cognitive test designed for use at home may help detect memory and thinking problems.

PageGroup swaps office attire for hiking boots to raise £35,000 for dementia research

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 1st July 2014

More than 100 PageGroup employees from across the UK conquered the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge in aid of Alzheimer’s Research UK.

Extending use of existing Alzheimer’s drug could delay move into nursing home

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 27th October 2015

Newly-released follow-up analysis from a 2012 clinical trial led by a UK-based research team suggests that continuing treatment of the commonly-prescribed dementia drug donepezil into the later stages of Alzheimer’s could reduce a person’s likelihood of moving into a nursing home. As part of an original clinical trial called DOMINO-AD…

Alzheimer’s at 39: Inspirational fundraiser home for Christmas after 16,000 mile cycle

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 24th December 2015

Ex-serviceman Chris Graham, diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease at just 34, returns home to his family on Christmas Eve after completing a 16,000-mile cycle ride around the coast of Canada and America. When he set off in April, he received praise from Prime Minister David Cameron for his “extraordinary grit…

Newport care home chooses Alzheimer’s Research UK as Charity of the Year

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 29th March 2016

Bryn Ivor Lodge Care Home in Castleton, Newport, has chosen to support Alzheimer’s Research UK as its Charity of the Year, starting in April 2016. The care home will be organising a range of activities and events throughout the year to raise funds for the UK’s leading dementia charity, involving…

Digital Event Office Volunteer

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 20th March 2015

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Digital Event Office Volunteer. Alzheimer’s Research UK (ARUK) are due to launch the third year of Running Down Dementia; an exciting fundraising campaign with the parkrun community. This role is key in enabling us to stay connected with our runners and support…

Wickes colleagues ‘get lost’ 200 miles from home for Alzheimer’s Research UK

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 3rd August 2017

Being dropped 200 miles from home, in the middle of the night, with no way of getting back sounds like a nightmare to most – but a team of four from Wickes in Winnersh did just this in aid of Alzheimer's Research UK. Dan Viccars, along with his colleagues Alex…

Home improvement colleagues go the distance for Alzheimer’s Research UK

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 18th August 2017

Space hoppers, pogo sticks and hobby horses were all part of a fundraising challenge with a difference at Wickes Support Centre in Watford to raise money for Alzheimer's Research UK. Colleagues at the centre took part in the challenge as part of the home improvement retailer’s summer event, How Far…

Support for carers

Relevance: 75%      Posted on: 21st January 2015

Being a carer can cause a mix of feelings. It can be both rewarding and challenging. If you look after someone with dementia, you may have many questions and worries.

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