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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: The Alzheimer's Society News forum

    I thought it might be helpful to clarify the purpose and structure of the Alzheimer’s Society News forum. This forum is different to all the others on Talking Point, in that the discussions started here are not added manually, but are fed through automatically to TP by the forum software (via...

    Started by KatherineW‎, 01-04-2011 02:00 PM
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  1. Family fun day for Alzheimer's Society

    Supporter Aimee Nicholas has organised a family fun day at Mercure Hotel, Maidstone on Sunday 17 August to raise much needed funds for Alzheimer's Society. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 12-08-2014 10:20 AM
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  2. Terry the dog helps to launch Swansea Memory Walk

    Terry the dog, and his owner Gemma Watkins, are encouraging people to sign up to Swansea Memory Walk, which takes place on Sunday 5 October 2014 in front of the National Waterfront Museum. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 08-08-2014 04:30 PM
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  3. Team of architects saddled up and headed for Paris in aid of Alzheimer's Society

    Between Wednesday 23 and Sunday 27 July, seven cycle enthusiasts from HLM Architects set off on a 460-mile journey from Sheffield to Paris in aid of Alzheimer's Society. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 08-08-2014 04:30 PM
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  4. Supporters help launch Foyle Memory Walk

    The Mayor of Derry Councillor Brenda Stevenson joined forces with Alzheimer's Society to launch Foyle Memory Walk 2014 at Ebrington Square. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 08-08-2014 03:40 PM
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  5. Supporters launch Northern Ireland Memory Walk

    Alzheimer's Society was joined by people with dementia, their carers, their family members, and volunteers to launch Northern Ireland Memory Walk 2014 at Parliament buildings in Stormont. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 08-08-2014 02:10 PM
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  6. Alzheimer's Society co-founder releases memoir

    Morella Kayman, who co-founded Alzheimer's Society with Cora Phillips in 1979, gives a unique insight into her life in a new autobiography, available to own now. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 08-08-2014 12:50 PM
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  7. Local Lindyhoppers launch Brighton and Hove Memory Walk

    A large group of local people sprung out of their deckchairs on Hove Lawns today (Weds 6 August) and performed a series of 1930s Charleston-style dance moves. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 07-08-2014 03:40 PM
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    07-08-2014, 06:14 PM
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  8. John Bakewell is pedalling from London to Istanbul for Alzheimer's Society

    John Bakewell is taking on an incredible endurance challenge by competing in the Transcontinental Race and fundraising for Alzheimer's Society. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 07-08-2014 05:10 PM
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  9. Low levels of vitamin D linked to higher dementia risk

    People with very low levels of vitamin D in the blood may be twice as likely to develop dementia, according to a large British study published in Neurology today (6 August 2014). More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 06-08-2014 08:10 AM
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  10. Launch of #dancemystreet

    Popdancer Sue Wybrow has joined forces with Arlene Phillips to get everyone dancing and donating with #dancemystreet. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 05-08-2014 05:20 PM
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  11. Care home workers walk across five bridges for Alzheimer's Society

    Barbara Davies from Newport City Homes, in particular the Aneurin Bevan Court and three friends took to the streets of Newport and walked across five bridges. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 05-08-2014 04:50 PM
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  12. Newport City Homes Charity Walk

    Barbara Davies from Newport City Homes, in particular the Aneurin Bevan Court and three friends took to the streets of Newport and walked across five bridges. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 05-08-2014 10:30 AM
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  13. World record skydive attempt supporting Alzheimer's Society

    Exeter-based nurse to take part in world record skydive attempt in aid of Alzheimer's Society. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 04-08-2014 04:20 PM
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  14. Alzheimer's Society at the National Eisteddfod of Wales

    Visitors to this year's National Eisteddfod of Wales will have the opportunity to put their questions to the experts and find out a little more about dementia and the work of Alzheimer's Society. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 04-08-2014 04:20 PM
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  15. Green-fingered Selsey residents raise thousands

    Residents of Selsey opened their gardens in June 2014 and raised £5,300 for Alzheimer's Society and St Wilfrid's Hospice in Chichester. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 04-08-2014 02:30 PM
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  16. A new service to connect people to dementia research studies

    A new service to connect people to dementia research studies is being piloted in North Thames. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 04-08-2014 10:50 AM
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  17. Carey Mulligan attends Alzheimer's Society Fundraiser

    Bafta-winning actress and Alzheimer's Society ambassador Carey Mulligan attended the charity fundraising event at the Wyndham Theatre, following her performance in the British play Skylight. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 01-08-2014 09:40 AM
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  18. Wheels of Gory women's roller derby team put their skates on to launch Oxford Memory

    Oxford's roller derby team Wheels of Gory put their skates on in the University Parks today to encourage sign ups to Alzheimer's Society's Oxford Memory Walk. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 31-07-2014 05:10 PM
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  19. Nottingham Memory Walk launches with a song

    The Lord Mayor of Nottingham was serenaded by some senior singing sensations this morning as he helped launch this year's Nottingham Memory Walk for Alzheimer's Society. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 31-07-2014 03:10 PM
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  20. A touch of the Middle East at this year's Surrey Memory Walk

    Three generations of one Banstead family are calling on residents to sign up for the Surrey Memory Walk in aid of Alzheimer's Society. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 31-07-2014 02:30 PM
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  21. Local nurse calls for better dementia awareness

    A nurse from Staffordshire says more people need to be made aware that dementia does not just affect the elderly. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 31-07-2014 01:50 PM
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  22. Bedford Memory Walk launches with a splash

    A Bedford family are urging local residents to sign up for the Alzheimer's Society Memory Walk, after they have personal experience with the condition. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 31-07-2014 12:40 PM
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  23. Broomstock comes to life

    The small village of Broom was turned into a musical mecca last weekend as people descended to enjoy the new music festival 'Broomstock'. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 31-07-2014 11:30 AM
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  24. Depression could be separate risk factor for dementia, study suggests

    Depression could increase a person's risk of developing dementia independently of the biological factors thought to cause the dementia, according to new research published in Neurology (30 July 2014). More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 31-07-2014 09:30 AM
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  25. Number of patients with recorded diagnosis of dementia increases by 62 per cent over

    Provisional figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) show 344,000 patients had a recorded diagnosis of dementia in 2013/14. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 30-07-2014 12:10 PM
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