Over-65s to be given better advice about dementia at NHS Health Checks
Alzheimer’s Research UK has joined forces with Public Health England and Alzheimer’s Society to dispel these myths and ensure that dementia is part of the conversation when over-65s go for their NHS Health Check in England.
Santa Forgot and my family
But this year sees a new advert that’s got everyone talking and a lot of us shedding a tear. I’m talking, of course, about Alzheimer’s Research UK’s clever and poignant animated ad where we see Santa living with Alzheimer’s disease, as the world carries on around him and eventually starts to forget him.
Education, Education, Education
Part of our mission at Alzheimer’s Research UK is to empower people across all generations through greater understanding of dementia.
A Walk Through Dementia
While our scientists have a battle on their hands finding new ways to fight the disease processes behind dementia, there’s another battle to win in moving the collective public understanding of dementia out of the dark ages.
The Many Faces of Dementia – a free online course
Dr Tim Shakespeare, an Alzheimer’s Research UK Research Fellow at UCL (University College London) has led the creation of a new free online course called ‘The Many Faces of Dementia’ which will start in March. Tim describes why he created the course and what you’ll learn.
The future of dementia is orange
So our way of thinking differently about communicating dementia is to try to reduce a complex area down to a simple visual metaphor.
Questions children ask about dementia and how to answer them
Dementia isn’t a condition that just affects an individual, its impact is felt through whole families and across generations.
Dementia Explained – providing dementia information to children
This week Alzheimer’s Research UK has launched a brand new website, ‘Dementia Explained’, designed to help children better understand dementia.
Dementia in the future: what’s in store for our children?
A new analysis has estimated that for every child born this year, one in three can be expected to develop dementia during their lifetime.
Dementia: it’s not all about Alzheimer’s or memory
It’s a common misconception that dementia is all about Alzheimer’s and that it’s all about memory loss.