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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 supporter Sir Terry Pratchett dies aged 66

    Sir Terry Pratchett has died aged 66 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He died at home surrounded by his family. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 12-03-2015 04:20 PM
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  2. Clinical trial shows offering health guidance to people in later life improves brain

    A combined approach involving exercise, diet, cognitive training, social activities and management of heart health can significantly improve memory, according to a new study. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 12-03-2015 08:30 AM
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  3. Kent school leads the way to create the first dementia friendly generation

    26 pupils at Fulston Manor School in Kent have become Dementia Friends in a bid to help create a dementia friendly generation. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 06-03-2015 05:30 PM
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  4. Father and daughter conquer mountainous challenge

    When Emma Chandler decided to climb a mountain in memory of her grandmother, her father Peter was the first to rise to the challenge. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 05-03-2015 04:10 PM
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  5. Home Retail Group has raised almost £3 million to support people living with dementia

    Home Retail Group has raised over £2.8million for Alzheimer's Society, Alzheimer Scotland and The Alzheimer Society of Ireland during the two-year charity partnership with the charities. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 03-03-2015 06:10 PM
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  6. Dryathlete Athene Parker smashes fundraising target

    Dryathlete Athene Parker raises an incredible £1,960 from her 55 day long dryathlon. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 03-03-2015 12:20 PM
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  7. Moved: Health supplements

    Started by grevus‎, 27-02-2015 07:38 PM
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    27-02-2015, 08:18 PM
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  8. Dementia and Alzheimer's is the leading cause of death for women over 80, according t

    The Office of National Statistics has today (27 February 2015) released statistics showing dementia and Alzheimer's disease to be the leading cause of death in women over 80. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 27-02-2015 03:20 PM
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  9. Mel's Milers set to run their 13th annual 10k race for Alzheimer's Society

    Mel's Milers Jogging Club will run their thirteenth annual 10k race, and this year the money raised will be donated to Alzheimer's Society. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 26-02-2015 10:30 AM
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  10. 2.3 million under 18s know someone with dementia but lack understanding

    Show of support from today's youth signals dawn of the first dementia-friendly generation. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 26-02-2015 09:00 AM
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  11. National Assembly for Wales commits to become a dementia-friendly organisation

    The National Assembly for Wales has today (Wednesday 25 February) announced its ambition to become a dementia-friendly organisation, supporting the 45,000 people living with dementia in Wales. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 25-02-2015 04:30 PM
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  12. Alzheimer's Society receives £260,000 from Airbus in the UK

    Employees at the two UK Airbus sites in Filton and Broughton have walked, cycled, baked, climbed and dressed up to raise more than £260,000 for official charity partner Alzheimer's Society. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 24-02-2015 03:10 PM
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  13. Crowds expected at annual Goring Conservative Club Custom Scooter Show raising money

    A team of dedicated fundraisers have organised their second custom scooter show in aid of Alzheimer's Society and Sussex Air Ambulance. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 24-02-2015 03:10 PM
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  14. Julianne Moore adds Oscar to her collection

    Julianne Moore attended the 87th annual Academy Awards yesterday evening (Sunday 22 February 2015), scooping the Oscar for 'Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role'. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 23-02-2015 10:20 AM
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  15. Alzheimer's Society achieves one million Dementia Friends ambition

    The biggest ever social action movement to change perceptions of dementia is today (Saturday 21 February) celebrating creating one million Dementia Friends. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 21-02-2015 07:40 AM
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    21-02-2015, 06:06 PM
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  16. Diabetes and depression linked to progression from mild cognitive impairment to demen

    People with Mild Cognitive Impairment who have diabetes, depression, or low levels of vitamin B12 are at an increased risk of progressing to dementia. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 20-02-2015 08:50 AM
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  17. Dementia Friends in Wales celebrates first anniversary

    A year ago today (Thursday 19 February) Alzheimer's Society launched its award-winning Dementia Friends initiative in Wales. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 19-02-2015 10:10 AM
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  18. Discovery of a molecule which guards against the build-up of the toxic amyloid protei

    A molecule that can delay the build-up of a toxic form of amyloid linked to Alzheimer's disease has been identified by researchers in a new study. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 17-02-2015 11:00 AM
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  19. A molecule targeting inflammation in the brain could play a role in treating Alzheime

    A molecule targeting one of the sources of inflammation in the brain could play a role in treating diseases of the brain including Alzheimer's and multiple sclerosis. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 16-02-2015 05:10 PM
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  20. ABP Charity Gala Ball wows its guests and raises over £40,000 for Alzheimer's Society

    ABP Food Group Lurgan & Newry organised a fabulously lavish Gala Ball to raise vital funds for Alzheimer's Society on Friday 6 February in The Canal Court Hotel, Newry. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 16-02-2015 04:10 PM
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  21. CQC publish information on the use of hidden cameras in health and social care settin

    The Care Quality Commission (CQC) will today (Thursday 12 February 2015) publish information to help people make appropriate decisions on the use of recording equipment to monitor a person's care. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 12-02-2015 10:20 AM
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  22. Report identifies barriers for people living with dementia in Wales

    Marie Curie and Alzheimer's Society have joined forces to compile a report to address the often overlooked final stage of dementia. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 11-02-2015 12:30 PM
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  23. Two out of ten people feel businesses know their rights when it comes to Lasting Powe

    Only 22 per cent of people affected by dementia feel that businesses and organisations understand a person's rights around Lasting Power of Attorney. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 11-02-2015 09:50 AM
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  24. East Herts Golf Club Ladies Captain to drive-in for Alzheimer's Society

    On Wednesday (11 February 2015) Mary Thompson, the East Herts Golf Club 2015 Ladies Captain, will formally drive-in off the 18th tee to mark the start of her captain's year. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 11-02-2015 09:20 AM
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  25. Care workers miss out on minimum wage

    More than a tenth of UK care workers are being paid less than the national minimum wage of £6.50 an hour, says a study by think tank The Resolution Foundation, released today (Monday 9 February). More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 09-02-2015 02:20 PM
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    09-02-2015, 05:40 PM
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