Having experienced dementia both personally and professionally Daryl is releasing her latest work of fiction, Steel Wool.
I support Alzheimer’s Research UK because I pin all hope that together we’ll be able to find a disease-modifying treatment to give more quality of life to millions like my Dad. The experience of losing Dad affects the way I plan my life because I know too well that mine can be snatched away at no notice and without explanation.
Chrissi’s childhood was not like most. She became a carer at the age of 11 when her dad received a shocking diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease.
Richard Judd is a novice runner who lives with his wife in Leadgate, County Durham. He has two grown up children and has been supporting Alzheimer’s Research UK by taking part in the charity’s latest campaign Running Down Dementia around his busy job in telesales.
Fred Walker’s wife Joan lived life to the full – it was one of the many things he loved about her. But in 2010, Alzheimer’s robbed Fred of his beloved wife. They had been married 46 years.
How far would you go to raise money for a good cause? Joss Livesey, a 25-year-old from Cumbria, is going over 13,000 miles.
Vivien Hunot retired after turning 60 in 2015. But instead of putting her feet up Vivien vowed to raise as much money as she could for Alzheimer’s Research UK by completing 60 tasks to mark the occasion.
I’ve got great support from two good friends who are joining me. In no particular order because these two guys are both solid as rocks.
Richard Bazeley completed one of the hardest marathons in the world for Alzheimer’s Research UK. On 21 May 2016 he embarked on The Great Wall Marathon in Beijing, China.
Sean McGregor and his girlfriend Mia Rawlinson will be cycling the length of Britain this summer to raise funds for Alzheimer’s Research UK. The Northumbria University students will be cycling nearly 1,200 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats, which will take over two and a half weeks. Here, Sean explains why they chose to support dementia research.