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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. Actress Vicky McClure is doing a second encore in support of Nottingham's Alzheimer's

    The 'This is England' star promised she would be back to start the walk for a third year running having attended twice - last year with her family. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 30-08-2013 05:00 PM
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  2. Argos and Homebase go round the world for dementia

    Argos and Homebase colleagues across the UK and Ireland are raising money for Alzheimer’s Society and its sister charities by taking part in a Miles Around the World challenge. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 29-08-2013 10:20 AM
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  3. Local businessman raises £778 for Alzheimer's Society

    Chris Lye, who owns and runs the Ipswich office of at-home care company, Home Instead Senior Care, joined over 15,000 other cyclists in the RideLondon – Surrey 100k event. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 28-08-2013 02:10 PM
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  4. Stepping out against dementia at Leeds Castle Memory Walk

    Two Kent men with different forms of dementia are encouraging others to stay healthy by taking part in the fundraising walk. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 28-08-2013 11:30 AM
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  5. Government urges employers to support carers to remain at work

    The new Supporting Working Carers Report published today (Tuesday 27 August) claims that better support for working carers would give businesses and the UK economy a much needed boost. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 27-08-2013 09:40 AM
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    27-08-2013, 07:22 PM
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  6. Charity Railtours raises £613 for Alzheimer's Society

    Alzheimer's Society is always keen to hear about new innovative ways for people to support us and the Charity Railtours had one of those excellent ideas. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 26-08-2013 09:40 PM
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  7. Charity Railtours raises £613 for Alzheimer's Society

    Alzheimer's Society are always keen to hear about new innovative ways for people to support us and the Charity Railtours had one of those excellent ideas. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 24-08-2013 04:50 PM
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    24-08-2013, 04:50 PM
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  8. Charity Railtours raises £613 for Alzheimer's Society

    Alzheimer's Society are always keen to hear about new innovative ways for people to support us and the Charity Railtours is one of those excellent ideas. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 23-08-2013 04:20 PM
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  9. Charity Railtours raises £613 for Alzheimer's Society

    Here at the Alzheimer's Society we are always keen to hear new and innovative ways for people to support us and the Charity Railtours is one of those excellent ideas. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 23-08-2013 02:00 PM
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  10. Alzheimer's Society celebrates with eBay after they raise £50 million for charity

    Alzheimer's Society is helping 'eBay for Charity' celebrate raising £50m for over 7,800 good causes across the UK, by taking part in an extra special auction of celebrity signed items. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 23-08-2013 10:00 AM
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  11. Hiscox ride for the Alzheimer's Society

    On Tuesday 27 August a team from the company Hiscox will be hopping on board their bikes and taking on a cycling challenge for our Society as part of the charity of the year partnership. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 21-08-2013 01:20 PM
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  12. Study links copper to Alzheimer's disease

    Copper could help us further understand the formation of amyloid beta plaques in Alzheimer's disease. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 20-08-2013 08:00 AM
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    20-08-2013, 08:52 AM
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  13. New tool may help doctors predict dementia in people with diabetes

    A new tool to help doctors to predict the risk of developing dementia in people with type 2 diabetes has been developed by a team of researchers in California. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 20-08-2013 08:00 AM
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  14. UK to host G8 dementia summit – Alzheimer's Society comment

    The government has announced the date of a global summit on dementia to be held in London More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 19-08-2013 05:30 PM
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    19-08-2013, 05:30 PM
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  15. Outfit staff and customers raise almost half a million pounds for people with dementi

    Staff and customers at out-of-town fashion chain Outfit have raised over £470,000 in the fight against dementia since their partnership with Alzheimer's Society began in July 2011. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 16-08-2013 02:20 PM
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  16. Carey Mulligan to 'Run to the Beat' for Alzheimer's Society

    Bafta-winning actress and Alzheimer's Society ambassador Carey Mulligan will be leading the Alzheimer's Society running team at this year's 'Run to the Beat' half marathon in London. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 16-08-2013 12:20 PM
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  17. A toast to this year's Surrey Memory Walk

    Two Surrey carers got together last week (Thursday 8 August) to raise a glass and celebrate the launch of this year's Memory Walk. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 15-08-2013 06:30 PM
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  18. Woman's family launch Swansea Memory Walk in honour of her parents

    The Couch family from Pontardawe gathered on Swansea beach last week to encourage people to sign up to the Swansea Memory Walk. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 15-08-2013 05:50 PM
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  19. Alzheimer's Society in Wales receive gift of £25,000 from Cardiff City FC

    Alzheimer's Society in Wales has been given a gift of £25,000 today (Thursday 15 August) by Cardiff City Football Club. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 15-08-2013 05:50 PM
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  20. Irene Couch launches Swansea Memory Walk in honour of her parents

    The Couch family from Pontardawe gathered on Swansea beach to encourage people to sign up to the Swansea Memory Walk, which takes place at 11am on Sunday 29 September. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 15-08-2013 05:10 PM
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  21. Alzheimer's Society receives a £10,000 donation thanks to a public vote in Candis Cha

    Alzheimer's Society has received a donation of £10,000 from Candis magazine, thanks to a recent online vote by their readers. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 15-08-2013 03:30 PM
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  22. Carey Mulligan speaks of her grandma's dementia on BBC Breakfast

    The Great Gatsby actress, Carey Mulligan, spoke candidly about her grandmother's dementia on BBC Breakfast this morning (Thursday 15 August, 8.40am). More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 15-08-2013 12:10 PM
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  23. Hot chocolate may help keep the brain healthy, says study

    Drinking two cups of hot chocolate a day may help older people keep their brains healthy, according to a study published today (Wednesday 7 August 2013) in Neurology®. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 07-08-2013 01:20 PM
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    14-08-2013, 10:32 AM
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  24. Woman's family and her dog launch Cardiff Memory Walk in her honour

    The daughter, granddaughters, great granddaughter and dog of a Cardiff resident living with dementia gathered in Bute Park last Thursday to encourage others to join them at the Cardiff Memory Walk. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 13-08-2013 03:50 PM
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  25. Dementia DES proves most popular of new services GPs can provide

    Latest figures about the uptake of different Directed Enhanced Services (DES) obtained by Pulse magazine show that the dementia DES is the most popular of the new services GPs can provide. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 13-08-2013 03:20 PM
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    13-08-2013, 03:20 PM
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