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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. New guide for customer-facing staff to help people with dementia

    Alzheimer's Society is very pleased to announce the launch of a new publication. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 15-01-2014 04:50 PM
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  2. Rugby players to undergo compulsory concussion training

    English rugby's Professional Game Board (PGB) yesterday (13 January) announced plans to provide all Rugby Union players and coaches with mandatory concussion training ahead of the new season. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 14-01-2014 02:10 PM
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  3. Racing champions rally together in support of Alzheimer's Society and to remember Dan

    Motorsport champions revved up their engines in memory of IndyCar Champion Dan Wheldon at the Autosport International Karting Challenge (10 January) whilst raising awareness and funds for the Society. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 14-01-2014 02:10 PM
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  4. Racing champions rally together in support of Alzheimer's Society

    Motorsport champions revved up their engines in memory of IndyCar Champion Dan Wheldon at the Autosport International Karting Challenge (10 January) whilst raising awareness and funds for the Society. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 14-01-2014 01:30 PM
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  5. Comedian Rhod Gilbert hosts appeal to raise money for Alzheimer's Society

    The award winning Welsh comedian was featured on the BBC Radio 4 appeal on Sunday 12 January. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 14-01-2014 11:30 AM
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  6. Alzheimer's Society comment on self-testing for dementia

    A new study from scientists at Ohio State University has found that a 15-minute 'selfie' test conducted at home can indicate early signs of mental decline. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 13-01-2014 02:50 PM
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  7. Patient data could help save and improve lives

    Leading medical research charities led by the Association of Medical Research Charities, alongside the Medical Research Council and the Wellcome Trust, launched the 'Sharing data save lives' campaign. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 13-01-2014 08:30 AM
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  8. Essex 100 Club raising money for Alzheimer's Society

    Are you looking for a quick and easy way to help raise vital funds for Alzheimer's Society? More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 10-01-2014 05:20 PM
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  9. Hertfordshire singers brave the elements to support Alzheimer's Society

    A group of carol singers brought festive cheer to their neighbours despite the stormy conditions. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 09-01-2014 02:20 PM
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  10. Four friends take on the Czecheap Challenge to raise money for Alzheimer's Society

    Between 22-25 May 2014, four friends from Worcestershire are driving around 3,500 miles across Europe in a £400 banger to raise funds for people living with dementia in their local community. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 09-01-2014 11:50 AM
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  11. Ukie-Toones festive cheque presentation to Alzheimer's Society

    Bedford Ukulele group Ukie-Toones raise a fantastic £1,087 for Alzheimer's Society. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 09-01-2014 11:00 AM
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  12. Alexis braves the razor for Alzheimer's Society

    Alexis Barrett took the courageous step to shave her head and raise money in honour of her family. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 09-01-2014 09:30 AM
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  13. Employers need to support the bereaved and have more compassion according to new repo

    Employers need to show more compassion according to a new report released today (Thursday 9 January) by the National Council for Palliative Care. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 09-01-2014 08:50 AM
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  14. Essex school make a journey down the yellow brick road for Alzheimer's Society

    Staff at the Hamstel Junior School shrug off their stage nerves to perform the Wizard of Hamstel for their pupils in aid of Alzheimer's Society. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 09-01-2014 08:50 AM
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  15. Local folk bands in Telford unite to raise money for Alzheimer's Society

    Local bands the Crooked Bawbees and Small Change played in Telford to help raise £155 to support people living with dementia. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 08-01-2014 05:30 PM
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  16. Staff at Fujitsu Aspire in Telford raise over £1,300 for Alzheimer's Society

    On 10 December 2013 a fun-filled quiz evening was hosted by the staff at Fujitsu Aspire in Telford. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 08-01-2014 04:50 PM
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  17. West Midlands Got2Sing Choirs raise over £1,000 for Alzheimer's Society at Christmas

    The choir, with the support of local Alzheimer's Society staff and volunteers, hosted fabulous raffles on each of the concert evenings with all proceeds being donated to the charity. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 08-01-2014 04:20 PM
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  18. Government suggests need for new National Dementia Strategy for England

    Yesterday in Parliament, Conservative MP Alec Shelbrooke tabled a debate on improving dementia care and services in the UK. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 08-01-2014 02:10 PM
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    08-01-2014, 03:25 PM
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  19. Comedian Rhod Gilbert hosts appeal to raise money for Alzheimer's Society

    The award winning Welsh comedian will be featured on the BBC Radio 4 appeal on Sunday 12 January at 07:55 and again at 21:26. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 08-01-2014 11:10 AM
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  20. Alzheimer's Society YouTube channel hits one million views

    Launched in 2007, the Alzheimer's Society YouTube channel is the home for all the Society's audio and visual content. In December 2013 the channel's counter ticked over to one million views. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 08-01-2014 08:20 AM
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  21. Simple re-coding of GP records could bring government closer to diagnosis targets

    A study published in the BMJ reveals that GPs 'cleaning up their records' could reveal the true number of patients on their records who have dementia. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 06-01-2014 12:30 PM
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  22. Lloyds Banking Group colleagues celebrate raising over twice their target for Alzheim

    Lloyds Banking Group colleagues from across the UK are celebrating the success of their first year as charity partners with Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer Scotland. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 03-01-2014 04:30 PM
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    03-01-2014, 04:55 PM
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  23. Sweet start to charity partnership

    Bridgend business Ella Riley Sweets are planning to get their teeth into some serious fundraising over the coming year after choosing to support Alzheimer's Society as their charity partner for 2014. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 03-01-2014 03:00 PM
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    03-01-2014, 03:00 PM
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  24. Schoolboy from Wales turns £1 into hundreds for Alzheimer's Society

    A schoolboy from Wales inadvertently began his own fundraising campaign when he donated £1 to Alzheimer's Society. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 03-01-2014 08:30 AM
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  25. Vitamin E has potential benefits for people with Alzheimer's, says study

    A daily dose of vitamin E could help people with dementia carry out everyday tasks for longer, according to a study published on Tuesday 31 December in the journal JAMA. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 02-01-2014 08:20 AM
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