The festive season can be a wonderful time to share food, exchange presents and spend quality moments with your loved ones. But Christmas can have so much more meaning when we choose to give something back to a cause close to our hearts. We know that if nothing changes, 1 in 2 people will have…
Read Louis Alexander’s letter to the Prime Minister, as he runs seven marathons on seven continents for Alzheimer’s Research UK.
Alison Littleford’s husband Frank was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2020. To coincide with the launch of our latest Connections film featuring their story and our Change The Ending campaign, Alison shares her thoughts on how Frank’s Alzheimer’s impacts their lives.
Our supporter Hat Hewitt explains why it was important for her to walk for a cure – and how walking is part of her toolkit for looking after her brain health.
Supporter Jordan Adams shares why he’s so positive that research will find a cure and end the heartbreak of dementia.
Alzheimer’s Research UK supporter Colin Neilson shares what has motivated him to run his fourth half marathon in Cambridge next year.
Shelle Luscombe is fundraising for Alzheimer’s Research UK after supporting both her parents following diagnoses of dementia.
John Hirst’s wife, Pat, died in July from frontotemporal dementia. She was only 66.
To coincide with World FTD Awareness Week, John has written an account of his wife’s battle with FTD.
Seeing the heartbreak and damage dementia wreaks on a family created a desire to change people’s perceptions after the disease. That’s why I’m very excited to partner with Alzheimer’s Research UK to release the film, driving awareness and attention towards their fantastic work.
We were proud to partner with actress and broadcaster Shobna Gulati as she released her memoir Remember Me? just ahead of World Alzheimer’s Day in September. Shobna invited us to include an afterword to her book, which she has kindly allowed us to reproduce in full here.