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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. Win a copy of Terry Pratchett's new book 'A Slip of the Keyboard: Collected Non-ficti

    'A Slip of the Keyboard' is the new book by Discworld creator and Alzheimer's Society supporter Terry Pratchett. To celebrate its release, we have 10 copies to give away. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 22-09-2014 12:10 PM
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  2. Kevin Whately urges people to sign up to Tyneside Memory Walk

    Geordie actor and Alzheimer's Society ambassador Kevin Whately is encouraging people to join the fight against dementia by signing up for Tyneside Memory Walk. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 18-09-2014 05:10 PM
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  3. Patients with long-term conditions are not satisfied with care

    Almost a third of patients with long-term conditions are not satisfied with their care, according to a new survey by the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR). More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 18-09-2014 12:10 PM
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  4. Argos and Homebase help raise £2 million for people living with dementia

    Alzheimer's Society is proud to announce that our partners, Argos and Homebase have managed to raise a staggering £2 million for people living with dementia. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 18-09-2014 11:20 AM
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    18-09-2014, 12:07 PM
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  5. Argos and Homebase help raise £2million for people living with dementia

    Alzheimer's Society is proud to announce that our partners, Argos and Homebase have managed to raise a staggering £2 million for people living with dementia. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 18-09-2014 10:50 AM
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  6. Patients with long-term conditions are not satisfied with care

    Almost a third of patients with long-term conditions are not satisfied with their care according to a new survey by Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR). More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 18-09-2014 10:10 AM
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  7. World Alzheimer Report calls for dementia to be integrated into public health campaig

    Dementia should be integrated into both global and national public health programmes alongside other major non-communicable diseases, according to a new report. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 17-09-2014 08:30 AM
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  8. Alzheimer's Society pays tribute to fundraiser, Sally Preece

    It is with great sadness that we have to report that an employee of Lloyds Banking Group has died while fundraising for Alzheimer's Society. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 16-09-2014 05:10 PM
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    16-09-2014, 06:15 PM
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  9. Hundreds step out to fight dementia at Oxford Memory Walk

    Jamie Anderson, son of Thunderbirds creator Gerry Anderson, joined over 400 participants at Oxford University Parks today (Sunday 14 September) as they walked to fight dementia at Oxford Memory Walk. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 16-09-2014 03:10 PM
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    16-09-2014, 03:10 PM
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  10. Fundraisers join fight against dementia at Peterborough Memory Walk

    Hundreds of people put on their walking shoes to join the fight against dementia at Peterborough Memory Walk. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 10-09-2014 02:10 PM
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    10-09-2014, 02:10 PM
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  11. Call on Welsh Government for more support for people with dementia

    Alzheimer's Society is calling on Welsh Government to produce a new dementia strategy following the publication of its Dementia 2014 report. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 10-09-2014 01:20 PM
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  12. Alzheimer's Society calls for action as scale and cost of dementia soars

    The cost of dementia to the UK has hit £26 billion a year – enough to pay the energy bills of every household in the country, finds an Alzheimer's Society report published today (Wednesday 10 Sept) More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 10-09-2014 12:20 AM
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  13. We need your help to improve our website

    If you have a connection to dementia and would like to help us improve our website we would love to hear from you. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 09-09-2014 11:10 AM
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  14. Actress Adele Silva kick-starts Leeds Memory Walk

    Actress Adele Silva, best known for her role in Emmerdale, joined over 2,500 participants at Roundhay Park as they walked to fight dementia at Leeds Memory Walk. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 08-09-2014 05:00 PM
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  15. Plymouth Care Home steps back in time for Memory Walk

    Residents and staff of a Plymouth care home were treated to a trip down memory lane thanks to Alzheimer's Society Memory Walk. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 04-09-2014 03:20 PM
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    04-09-2014, 07:24 PM
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  16. Kick Start to Memory Walk

    Sheffield Wednesday's Mascot and a local under 14's football club helped to quite literally kick off the Sheffield Memory Walk campaign. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 04-09-2014 04:00 PM
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  17. Independent commission proposes radical reshaping of health and social care around ne

    Health and social care should be moved to a single ring-fenced budget for the NHS, and social care with a single commissioner for local services, according to a new report released by the King's Fund. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 04-09-2014 08:30 AM
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    04-09-2014, 10:08 AM
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  18. Hands up - who would like a bit of pampering?

    Helene Abram from Nr Mold in North Wales is a fully qualified massage therapist and has very kindly donated 50 x 1 hour No Hands Massage sessions over the next five months. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 03-09-2014 04:50 PM
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  19. A Memory Walk with a difference - Via Francigena 2014

    Supporter Ann with her friends and family are today embarking on the Via Francigena ('the way through to France') pilgrimage in aid of Alzheimer's Society. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 03-09-2014 01:50 PM
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  20. 100 gigs in 100 days challenge nears completion

    A young London musician is set for his 100th gig in just 100 days to raise money for Alzheimer's Society. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 03-09-2014 01:50 PM
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  21. Airbus fundraising flying high for Alzheimer's Society

    When it comes to raising money for good causes, the team at Airbus in Broughton have proved themselves to be thoroughbreds, raising more than £2,600 for Alzheimer's Society during a collection. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 03-09-2014 01:10 PM
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    03-09-2014, 01:10 PM
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  22. Majority of public not confident of receiving good care, poll shows

    One in three Britons either rely on or have a family member who relies on the care system but six in ten are not confident they will receive good care, according to Care and Support Alliance research released today (31 August 2014). More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 01-09-2014 10:40 AM
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  23. A fifth of people unaware of how to reduce their risk of dementia

    More than a fifth of people do not think it is possible to reduce their risk of developing dementia, according to a YouGov poll commissioned by Alzheimer's Society. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 27-08-2014 07:50 AM
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    27-08-2014, 07:50 AM
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  24. Countryside Café at the launch of Kent Memory Walk

    Families from across Kent are calling on more residents to join them and the hundreds of Alzheimer's Society supporters who have already signed up for this year's Kent Memory Walk. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 22-08-2014 03:20 PM
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    22-08-2014, 03:20 PM
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  25. Sporty solicitors raise great sums of money for Alzheimer's Society

    Employees of Taylor & Emmet LLP in Sheffield have been getting active to raise money for Alzheimer's Society. More...

    Started by Alzheimer's Society‎, 22-08-2014 01:10 PM
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    22-08-2014, 01:10 PM
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