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Geography teacher, Philip Underwood, from Leeds, aims to raise £1,000 for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust, by completing the Snowdonia 15 Peaks Challenge on 23 May.
June Spencer OBE, the longest running cast member of The Archers, will visit the offices of Great-Shelford-based charity the Alzheimer’s Research Trust on Thursday morning, 13 May.
Older married people whose spouse has dementia, particularly husbands, are at a significantly greater risk of developing dementia themselves, compared to similar older married adults whose spouse never develops dementia, US scientists suggest.
Lawyer, Robert Renfree, from Great Shelford, aims to raise over £1,000 for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust, by completing the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge on 8 May.
‘The Extreme Knitting Redhead’, Susie Hewer from Robertsbridge, is still smiling and still running after completing two out of three gruelling marathons on consecutive weekends, to raise over £2,000 for the Alzheimer’s Research Trust.
Most leading dementia scientists believe that developments in research will allow people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias to live longer without severe cognitive impairment, but they fear Alzheimer’s will still be with us in 50 years.
Golden Globe-winner Amanda Donohoe, currently playing feisty business woman Natasha Wylde in Emmerdale, has supported the Alzheimer’s Research Trust following her appearance on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.