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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. Alzheimer's Society recognises the dedication of carers this Carers Week

    This Carers Week (9 - 15 June 2014) we're celebrating the hard work and dedication of those who care for people with dementia. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 11-06-2014 02:00 PM
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    11-06-2014, 02:00 PM
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  2. Dance for Dementia

    Society ambassador Arlene Phillips CBE wants to get the world dancing on behalf of Alzheimer's Society. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 10-06-2014 04:40 PM
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  3. Getting fit pays off for Alzheimer’s Society

    A group of over 100 keen Zumba dancers took to the floor on Sunday 11 May in Peterborough to dance their way to a fundraising figure of over £2,500. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 10-06-2014 11:10 AM
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  4. Rat Race Challenge

    A 20 mile off road running obstacle course was the site of a fundraising challenge in support of Alzheimer’s Society on a cold Saturday in May. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 10-06-2014 10:30 AM
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  5. Department for Business Innovation and Skills announces funding boost for Alzheimer's

    Today (9 June 2014) Universities and Science Minister, David Willetts, announced £48 million of investment in 70 research projects, including a revolutionary blood test to identify Alzheimer's disease More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 09-06-2014 05:20 PM
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  6. Alzheimer's Society's Ann Cotterell wins award at Great British Home Care Awards

    Alzheimer's Society's Ann Cotterell, a Home Support Worker, won The Dementia Care Award at the National Great British Home Care Awards. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 09-06-2014 03:30 PM
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  7. Visit The Alzheimer's Show, in association with Alzheimer's Society: 4-5 July, Manche

    Following a successful event in London, The Alzheimer's Show, in association with Alzheimer's Society, is coming to the North West and will run on 4-5 July at EventCity, Manchester More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 09-06-2014 12:50 PM
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    09-06-2014, 12:50 PM
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  8. AFFiRis shows potential of AD04 as first disease modifier for people with Alzheimer's

    AFFiRis is today (Wednesday 4 June) announcing that ADO4 could be the first ever drug to demonstrate disease modifying properties in Alzheimer's patients. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 05-06-2014 10:30 AM
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    08-06-2014, 08:13 PM
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  9. Vote for dementia to win the £10 million Longitude Prize

    All major dementia charities are encouraging people to vote for dementia after it was shortlisted as a theme for a £10 million science prize. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 06-06-2014 12:20 PM
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  10. Northern Ireland celebrates Volunteers' Week

    Volunteers across Northern Ireland have been invited to the Guildhall in Derry, Londonderry for the Alzheimer's Society annual volunteer recognition event on Thursday 5 June 2014. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 04-06-2014 01:50 PM
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    04-06-2014, 01:50 PM
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  11. Northern Ireland celebrates Volunteers' Week

    Foyle event for Volunteers' Week 2014 More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 04-06-2014 10:20 AM
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  12. Undergraduate bursaries to encourage careers in dementia research

    As part of our Dementia Research Leaders programme, we fund undergraduate summer bursaries. This year, we have awarded bursaries to support 13 undergraduate students. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 03-06-2014 05:10 PM
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    03-06-2014, 05:10 PM
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  13. Waitrose Ringwood supports Alzheimer's Society

    Waitrose Ringwood has donated £460 to Alzheimer's Society through their monthly Community Matters Scheme. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 02-06-2014 03:10 PM
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    02-06-2014, 03:15 PM
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  14. Christmas has come early for Alzheimer’s Society

    ITV have announced that Alzheimer’s Society has been chosen for this year’s Text Santa appeal due to take place in December 2014. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 30-05-2014 04:00 PM
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    30-05-2014, 05:06 PM
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  15. Make Alzheimer's Society your favourite ebay charity and help us win £10k

    This June you can make Alzheimer's Society your 'favourite charity on ebay' and give us a chance at receiving up to £10,000. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 30-05-2014 04:40 PM
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    30-05-2014, 04:40 PM
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  16. World Dementia Council pledges to delay onset and progress of dementia by one year in

    The World Dementia Council has today (Friday 30 May) announced their statement of purpose, outlining what they hope to achieve to tackle dementia globally. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 30-05-2014 03:00 PM
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  17. Shentons Solicitors support Winchester Memory Walk 2014

    Shentons who have been supporting Alzheimer's Society through a charity of the year partnership have been inspired to get involved in the organisation of Winchester Memory Walk on 13 September 2014. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 29-05-2014 12:20 PM
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    29-05-2014, 12:20 PM
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  18. People with high levels of cynical distrust may be more likely to develop dementia, s

    People with high levels of cynical distrust may be more likely to develop dementia, according to a study published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 29-05-2014 09:10 AM
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  19. A big thank you

    Thank you to all our volunteers and supporters who helped make Dementia Awareness Week in Hampshire a great success! More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 28-05-2014 04:20 PM
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    28-05-2014, 04:20 PM
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  20. University of Birmingham Gymnastics and Trampolining Club raise money for Alzheimer's

    University of Birmingham Gymnastics and Trampolining Club raise £755 to support local people living with dementia More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 28-05-2014 12:00 PM
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    28-05-2014, 12:00 PM
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  21. Call for new policy focus on brain health to reduce the risk of dementia

    Action to tackle smoking, drinking, sedentary behaviour and poor diet could reduce the risk of dementia in later life alongside other conditions such as heart disease, stroke and many cancers. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 23-05-2014 12:40 PM
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    23-05-2014, 12:40 PM
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  22. Gold medal hat trick for Homebase at Chelsea

    Award-winning garden designer Adam Frost secures another Gold medal at this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show for the Homebase Garden – 'Time to Reflect' in association with Alzheimer's Society. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 21-05-2014 10:50 AM
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  23. Fancy spending a day with classic cars?

    We’re looking for volunteers to help us run 'Classics on the Common' More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 20-05-2014 02:30 PM
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  24. Fancy speding a day with classic cars?

    We’re looking for volunteers to help us run 'Classics on the Common' More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 20-05-2014 01:40 PM
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  25. Homebase celebrates memories with Alzheimer's Society at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

    Award-winning garden designer Adam Frost has designed The Homebase Garden – 'Time to Reflect' in partnership with Alzheimer's Society at this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show, opening today. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 20-05-2014 01:00 PM
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    20-05-2014, 01:00 PM
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