Make a difference this Dementia Action Week
16 – 22 May

No action is too small to make breakthroughs possible.

Anyone who’s witnessed the devastation of dementia understands the urgent need for life-changing treatments. Unless we act, one in three people born today will develop dementia in their lifetime. But dementia is caused by physical diseases, and diseases can be cured.

And you’ll be surprised – no action is too small to make breakthroughs possible.

Every one of us has a role to play in bringing about the next breakthrough –
find yours below.

How we’re taking action

This Dementia Action Week, we’re taking action by committing £2m to kick-start 15 pioneering new research projects. Thanks to your support, this funding boost will help our scientists make new discoveries that will bring potential new treatments closer

How will you take action?

Donate to make breakthroughs possible

Your donations will help power groundbreaking research that will take us closer to new treatments and preventions.

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Join #TeamARUK

Take on a sporting challenge and help us make breakthroughs possible for people with dementia.

Take part in research

Whether you have dementia or not, through Join Dementia Research you can register to take part in studies that are right for you.

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Share your story

Dementia devastates the lives of everyone it touches, but analysis shows women are bearing more of the impact. Share your story of how dementia has affected you, and help inspire more people to take action.

Give your views

Help shape our work taking part in market research surveys or group discussions.

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Brand new studies

Thanks to your support, our Grant Review Board has been able to recommend 15 brand new studies, any one of which could lead to the next exciting breakthrough.