Press releases

Study reveals dementia risk in former professional football players –...

A study led by the University of Glasgow has revealed the first major insights into lifelong health outcomes in former professional football... read more

21.10.2019 • By Alzheimer’s Society

Love Islander Paul Knops reveals dementia heartache after opening...

Love Island star Paul Knops has opened his heart over his “devastating” personal experience of dementia after taking part in the Alzheimer’s... read more

07.10.2019 • By Alzheimer’s Society

Dame Barbara Windsor and Scott Mitchell stand with Alzheimer’s Society...

Dame Barbara Windsor and her husband Scott Mitchell as well as Alzheimer's Society CEO Jeremy Hughes and Director of Policy Sally Copley met... read more

03.09.2019 • By Alzheimer’s Society

Bill Gates to invest $50 million to advance research towards a cure for...

Bill Gates has today announced a $50 million investment into the Dementia Discovery Fund, motivated by personal experience of Alzheimer's disease... read more

13.11.2017 • By Alzheimer’s Society

TV chef Rosemary Shrager backs Cupcake Day

TV chef Rosemary Shrager is uniting against dementia with Alzheimer’s Society by backing the charity’s Cupcake Day fundraising campaign this... read more

13.06.2017 • By Alzheimer’s Society

First ever Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Journalism Awards announced to...

Alzheimer’s Society has opened nominations for its third annual Dementia Friendly Awards. Sponsored by Iceland, the awards celebrate people,... read more

06.06.2016 • By Alzheimer’s Society

Alzheimer’s Society urges people with dementia to stay active when...

People with dementia and their carers are being urged to resist the temptation to 'hibernate' after the clocks go back this weekend by Alzheimer's... read more

22.10.2015 • By Alzheimer’s Society

Alzheimer’s Society calls on the Chancellor to consider the rights of...

The Chancellor, George Osborne, has announced that working grandparents are to be given a new legal right to take time off to help care for their... read more

05.10.2015 • By Alzheimer’s Society

One in three people born in 2015 will develop dementia, new analysis shows

One in three people born in 2015 will develop dementia, new analysis shows The research, commissioned by Alzheimer's Research UK and carried out... read more

21.09.2015 • By Alzheimer’s Society

MIND diet may slow cognitive decline among older people, study finds

Eating a group of specific foods known as the MIND diet may slow cognitive decline among older adults, according to researchers at Rush University... read more

05.08.2015 • By Alzheimer’s Society