Want some ideas for fundraising for dementia research? Alzheimer’s Research UK staff recently held a Battle of the Brains quiz, here’s how we got on.
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.
It has become very apparent to me that this is an organisation that is going places and I have immediately seen a complete and wholehearted desire to make an even greater impact on the fight to defeat dementia.
I commute to the Alzheimer’s Research UK office on my Brompton, a small but perfectly formed example of British engineering. I have inventively named him Brom. Brom and I rarely stray from our route to work but this August we went a little wild and took part in the World Brompton Championships at Goodwood Motor Circuit.
Alzheimer’s Research UK’s top ten tips for checking a telephone fundraising call is genuine.
I’ve never really taken part in a challenge for charity before; to be honest I’m not one to indulge in strenuous exercise much either. But recently I found myself signing up to do a 450km cycle challenge across Vietnam for Alzheimer’s Research UK and am about to embark on a journey that will test and push some emotional, mental and physical boundaries.