Karen Penny is setting out from Cardiff Bay, Wales, on Tuesday 10 October to walk the entirety of the Coast and County Boundaries of Britain and Ireland, a unique challenge.
Read Louis Alexander’s letter to the Prime Minister, as he runs seven marathons on seven continents for Alzheimer’s Research UK.
Ted Lasso actor Kola Bokinni reveals dad has dementia, as he supports powerful new campaign from Alzheimer’s Research UK
Ted Lasso star Kola Bokinni has publicly shared for the first time the devastating impact dementia has had on his family to drive awareness and support Alzheimer’s Research UK’s search for a cure.
Olivia Colman backs new campaign, as charity reveals 1 in 2 people don’t know dementia causes memory loss
Despite almost one million people in the UK living with dementia today, and it being the UK’s leading cause of death, there is still a widespread lack of awareness around the impact it has on people affected by the condition. Alzheimer’s Research UK’s launches new campaign film to change this.
Ahead of the next general election campaign, Alzheimer’s Research UK has set out a series of calls for party leaders to tackle the increasing pressure that dementia places on society, the NHS, and the economy.
Researchers at King’s College London have found that exposure to air pollution is associated with an increase in use of mental health services by people with dementia.
Our new analysis shows that every £1 invested in dementia research since 2019 has returned £2.59p to the UK economy. Here, we explain why these figures matter, and how they make the case for future investment in dementia research.
Charities pledge half a million pounds to better understand the link between air pollution and dementia
This Clean Air Day, with teamed up with Race Against Dementia to award Dr Jake Brooks half a million pounds to help unravel how certain air pollution particles enter the brain and cause Alzheimer’s disease.
The value of any new Alzheimer’s treatment should include its benefits to informal carers.
It’s news no one wants to hear, but our new analysis, released today, has estimated if nothing changes, one in two people will be directly affected by dementia. They will either care for someone with the condition, develop it themselves, or both. Read our blog to find out more.