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A veteran long-distance runner is preparing to take on his ninth London Marathon to raise vital funds for Alzheimer’s Research UK in memory of his mum. Chris Drummond’s mum, Dot, died from Alzheimer’s disease in 2006, and he has been a supporter of the UK’s leading dementia research charity ever since. He was made a […]
US scientists have found that high levels of cholesterol in people over the age of 85 is linked with a reduced decline in memory and thinking ability. The findings are published today in the scientific journal, Alzheimer’s and Dementia. High cholesterol levels are linked to cardiovascular disease and many studies have also linked it to […]
Scientists in Oxford are inviting members of the public to a free event on Saturday 17 March to hear more about current progress in dementia research. The meeting will involve talks from scientists at the forefront of research into the condition. The event is organised by members of the Alzheimer’s Research UK Oxford Network Centre, […]
Alzheimer’s Research UK and parkrun UK have announced they will be extending their partnership to 2023 thanks to the first three years’ success, which has seen parkrunners raise around £890,000 for pioneering dementia research. The UK’s leading dementia research charity became the official charity partner of parkrun UK, which supports local communities in providing free, […]
Alzheimer’s Research UK applauds the news that retailer Sainsbury’s helped an employee to remain at work for as long as possible following a diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. The story was shared on Twitter by her son Doron Salomon, who told how his mother was supported and treated ‘with class and dignity’ by the chain. […]
A Chichester man is running a darts day on 10 March to help raise funds for Alzheimer’s Research UK in memory of his nan, who died from Alzheimer’s disease last summer. Adam Judd is calling on people in the area to come along to Newtown Sports and Social Club in Bognor Regis to battle it […]
This March, scientists in Cambridge are inviting the public to two free events to discuss the latest advances in dementia research. The public talks, supported by Alzheimer’s Research UK, the country’s leading dementia research charity, form part of Cambridge Science Festival, an annual celebration of science in the city. Alzheimer’s Research UK is the UK’s […]
Watford-based Majestic Wine has launched a new charity partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK – with the aim of raising at least £50,000 to help in the fight against dementia. Staff at the UK’s largest specialist wine retailer have embarked on a year-long fundraising campaign for the cause, after voting overwhelmingly in favour for Alzheimer’s Research […]
A parkrun volunteer is taking on a half marathon to raise money for dementia research in honour of her grandmother who died with Alzheimer’s disease. Vikki Harper, from Little Plumstead, near Norwich, is one of around 300 runners signed up to run the inaugural London Landmarks Half Marathon on March 25 for Alzheimer’s Research UK. […]
From 15-18 March, a unique art exhibition exploring one of our most feared health conditions will open at gallery@oxo, hosted by Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. Open daily from 11am – 6pm until 18 March, Reframe Dementia will feature multimedia exhibits including striking photographic portraits, paintings, tapestries, music, virtual reality and […]