World Alzheimer's Month 2022

Research has the power to transform the lives of everyone affected by dementia – but it will take all of us to make breakthroughs possible.

Anyone who has witnessed the devastation of dementia understands the urgent need for life-changing treatments.

Unless we act now, one in three people born today will develop dementia in their lifetime.

But dementia research is making incredible progress.

And this World Alzheimer’s Month, we need your help to get new treatments over the finish line.

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No action is too small to make breakthroughs possible!

Get involved this World Alzheimer's Month

Take part in research

If you have dementia or not, please register with Join Dementia Research to take part in studies that are right for you.

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Take on a new challenge this World Alzheimer’s Month

Swim, run, cycle and plenty more! Help us make breakthroughs possible for people with dementia by taking on a sporting challenge.

Donate to make breakthroughs possible

Research is our greatest hope for making dementia a thing of the past. Your donation can help make breakthroughs possible.

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Learn more about the diseases that cause dementia

Watch the real-life stories of people with four very different forms of dementia and researchers working toward a cure.

Gift in your Will

Gifts in Wills make one in three of our ground-breaking research projects possible. Learn more about these amazing gifts.


Share your story

Dementia devastates the lives of everyone it touches. Share your story of how dementia has affected you, and help inspire more people to take action.

How are our partners taking action?

Our partners are offering all kinds of awareness and fundraising activities this month, why not get involved?

  • Visit your local Iceland Foods store to find our Think Brain Health tips in the fresh produce aisle.
  • If you’re in need of an underwear upgrade, keep your eyes peeled for Oddballs’ limited-edition range in aid of dementia research.
  • Or sign up to Redbrain’s seven hours in seven days sporting challenge and they’ll donate £10,000 to Alzheimer’s Research UK.