Up until now, there has been little mention of dementia research in the wider social care debate. Why is dementia research the elephant in the room?
Filmmaker and Alzheimer’s Research UK Champion, Lee Pearse talks about his Mum’s dementia and how it spurred him on to set up the Valerie Foundation.
Rupert Stroud talks about his family experience of dementia, and how it influence him to write the song ‘Always’ and campaign for research.
Dr Trisha Macnair looks at how couples rely on each other if one is affected by dementia, and how society should adapt to understand both their needs
In recent years, awareness of the disease has risen to new levels – but as ever, there are still improvements to be made.