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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. 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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  2. Alzheimer's Society Ambassadors are recognised in New Years honours list.

    Actress Lynda Bellingham has been awarded an OBE for her charitable work while Trevor Jarvis, who has used his own experience to help others is to be given a British Empire Medal (BEM). More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 31-12-2013 03:30 PM
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  3. Alzheimer's Society Ambassadors recognised in New Year's honours list

    Actress Lynda Bellingham has been awarded an OBE for her charitable work while Trevor Jarvis, who has used his own experience to help others is to be given a British Empire Medal (BEM). More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 31-12-2013 02:50 PM
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  4. Bristol based Hanham Riders raise almost £1,200 for Alzheimer's Society

    A committed group of cyclists known as the 'Hanham Riders' have raised £1,185.90 for Alzheimer's Society throughout 2013 from a combination of cycling events and collections in and around Bristol. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 24-12-2013 11:00 AM
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  5. Norfolk bands record festive song for Alzheimer's Society

    Local musicians from around Norwich get into the spirit of Christmas by recording the charity single 'I Wish It Could Be Christmas'. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 23-12-2013 03:10 PM
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  6. Anniversary of Thunderbird's creator Gerry Anderson’s death marked by release of deme

    A moving documentary about Gerry Anderson's life with dementia is being launched on Boxing Day (Thursday 26 December) to commemorate a year since he passed away with the condition. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 20-12-2013 03:00 PM
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  7. £187 raised by S&A Produce summer open days for Alzheimer's Society

    One of the biggest events of the farming calendar took place on Sunday 9 June, Open Farm Sunday. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 19-12-2013 10:00 AM
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  8. Alzheimer's Society supporters raise funds by decorating their house in Christmas lig

    Read the brilliant story of our how some of our wonderful supporters are choosing to fundraise for Alzheimer's Society this Christmas. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 17-12-2013 04:10 PM
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  9. Alzheimer's Society chosen by Icknield Way Freemason Lodge for donation

    Richard Florio, Charity Steward for Icknield Way Freemason Lodge, nominated Alzheimer's Society as the charity to benefit from the money raised by the lodge this year. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 17-12-2013 10:40 AM
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  10. Alzheimer's Society responds to G8 Summit Communiqué

    Today (Wednesday 11 December 2013) leaders from the G8 nations met to develop a co-ordinated plan to tackle dementia. A communiqué has been issued from the summit. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 11-12-2013 05:10 PM
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    13-12-2013, 08:30 PM
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  11. Tim Wheeler and Emmy The Great support Alzheimer's Society at Christmas gig

    The two musicians are set to play 'This Is Christmas' as well as a host of festive covers at The Limelight, Belfast on Sunday 15 December. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 13-12-2013 05:00 PM
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  12. Tim Wheeler and Emmy The Great support Alzheimer's Society at Christmas gig

    Tim Wheeler and Emmy The Great are set to play 'This Is Christmas' as well as a host of seasonal Christmas covers at The Limelight, Belfast on Sunday 15 December. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 13-12-2013 04:30 PM
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  13. Alzheimer's Society's CEO makes top influencers list as dementia takes centre stage

    Jeremy Hughes, Alzheimer's Society's Chief Executive, has been featured for the first time in the Health Service Journal’s annual list of the most influential people in health. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 12-12-2013 08:50 AM
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  14. Alzheimer's Society chosen by Icknield Way Freemason Lodge for donation

    Richard Florio, Charity Steward for Icknield Way Freemason Lodge, nominated Alzheimer's Society as the charity to benefit from the money raised by the lodge this year. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 11-12-2013 01:40 PM
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  15. £100 million committed to dementia research in next decade

    Alzheimer's Society make long-term funding promise to tackle dementia. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 11-12-2013 09:30 AM
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  16. £100 million committed to dementia research in next decade

    Alzheimer’s Society make long-term funding promise to tackle dementia. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 11-12-2013 09:00 AM
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  17. Research findings show exercise plays significant role in reducing risk of dementia

    A study which monitored the health habits of 2,235 men over a 35-year period has found that exercise significantly reduces the risk of dementia. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 10-12-2013 12:40 PM
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  18. The forgotten condition: Video shows dementia treatments fall a generation behind can

    Yvonne is a cancer survivor, but Derek has dementia that can't be cured. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 09-12-2013 06:50 AM
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    09-12-2013, 02:20 PM
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  19. Race 2 Rembember raises £1,700 for Alzheimer's Society

    The amazing story of a sporting event organised by the Bolland family raising vital funds for people affected by dementia. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 06-12-2013 11:40 AM
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  20. Thanking our volunteers on International Volunteer Day

    5 December is known worldwide as International Volunteer Day, allowing us all to reflect and recognise the essential role that volunteers play within local communities everywhere. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 05-12-2013 05:10 PM
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  21. Fire service is latest recruit to join Dementia Action Alliance

    Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service has signed up to the Salford Dementia Action Alliance to help people with dementia live safely. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 05-12-2013 02:10 PM
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  22. The University of Salford is set to become dementia-friendly

    Staff and students at the University of Salford are putting their heads together to take action on dementia. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 05-12-2013 12:30 PM
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  23. Stars call on G8 to tackle dementia

    Actress Carey Mulligan, was joined by a host of other charity ambassadors including Sir Tony Robinson, Kevin Whately and Angela Rippon at a Christmas carol concert held last night (4 December). More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 05-12-2013 10:40 AM
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  24. Cases of dementia to double in Western Europe by 2050

    New statistics reveal a sharp rise in the number of people living with dementia globally, with figures having increased by 22 per cent since previous estimates in 2010. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 05-12-2013 08:20 AM
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  25. Research highlights benefits of exercise for people with dementia

    Exercise may improve people with dementia's cognitive function and ability to carry out everyday tasks, according to systematic review published today (Wednesday 4 December) in The Cochrane Library. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 04-12-2013 11:40 AM
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    04-12-2013, 11:40 AM
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