Alzheimer’s Society appoints Kate Lee new Chief Executive Officer
Alzheimer’s Society is delighted to announce that Kate Lee, currently Chief Executive Officer at children and young people’s cancer charity CLIC... read more
17.12.2019 • By Alzheimer’s Society
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
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
Alzheimer’s Society warns of effect of heat on people with dementia
Alzheimer's Society is warning that today's high temperatures could lead to severe health problems among vulnerable people with dementia unless... read more
01.07.2015 • By Alzheimer’s Society
Report suggests women are more likely to be affected by dementia than men
The majority of people living with dementia and those most at risk of developing the disease are women, according to a report by Alzheimer's... read more
05.06.2015 • By Alzheimer’s Society
Short changed — children hit hard by limits to key support
Over two million children are in families that are cutting back on food or heating their homes as a result of the decision not to raise children's... read more
22.05.2015 • By Alzheimer’s Society
DoLs applications backlog leaves vulnerable people at risk of being...
The Health and Social Care Information Centre on Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) has released quarterly figures for January – March 2015... read more
12.05.2015 • By Alzheimer’s Society
High blood sugar may contribute towards Alzheimer’s disease, new study...
Scientists have uncovered a mechanism that links high blood sugar with Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published in the Journal of... read more
05.05.2015 • By Alzheimer’s Society
New approach identified for treating Alzheimer’s disease, study suggests
molecule known as P8 could stop the build-up of a toxic protein in the brain which leads to Alzheimer's disease, according to new research from... read more
30.04.2015 • By Alzheimer’s Society
Businesses urged to support 42,000 people with dementia who are still of...
Alzheimer's Society is calling for all businesses to create a dementia-friendly working environment and give staff with dementia and carers the... read more
27.04.2015 • By Alzheimer’s Society
Poor homecare training putting elderly at risk, according survey.
A survey conducted by UNISON of more than 1,000 care workers employed by councils and private firms across the UK, reveals that staff are... read more
23.04.2015 • By Alzheimer’s Society
Depression and diabetes linked to higher risk of dementia, study finds
People with type 2 diabetes and depression may be at higher risk of developing dementia and people with both conditions at even greater risk,... read more
15.04.2015 • By Alzheimer’s Society
UK research spend on dementia still too low, new study shows
The amount of government money spent on dementia in the UK has risen significantly in recent years, but it is still too low when compared with the... read more
13.04.2015 • By Alzheimer’s Society
Alzheimer’s Society responds to tweets from Katie Hopkins
Over the weekend Katie Hopkins made several remarks regarding dementia on Twitter. In one tweet Hopkins suggested that people with dementia... read more
07.04.2015 • By Alzheimer’s Society
New guide to help prepare people on what to expect when someone they...
A new guide which prepares people on what to expect when someone is dying has today (25th March, 2015) been published by the National Council for... read more
26.03.2015 • By Alzheimer’s Society
People with dementia in hospital struggling with undiagnosed pain, study...
The frequency of pain experienced by people with dementia in hospital may be dramatically underreported, according to new research from University... read more
25.03.2015 • By Alzheimer’s Society
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. Jeremy Hughes,... read more
12.03.2015 • By Alzheimer’s Society
2.3 million under 18s know someone with dementia but lack understanding
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... read more
26.02.2015 • By Alzheimer’s Society
Alzheimer’s Society achieves one million Dementia Friends ambition
The biggest ever social action movement to change perceptions of dementia is today (Saturday 18 February) celebrating creating one million... read more
22.02.2015 • By Alzheimer’s Society
Diabetes and depression linked to progression from mild cognitive...
People with Mild Cognitive Impairment who have diabetes, depression, or low levels of vitamin B12 are at an increased risk of progressing to... read more
20.02.2015 • By Alzheimer’s Society
A molecule targeting inflammation in the brain could play a role in...
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... read more
16.02.2015 • By Alzheimer’s Society