Alzheimers Research

Why I Document My Dad's Journey Through Dementia On Social Media

Mariel Kirton | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Mariel Kirton

Dad can't make memories like you and me, so I make them for him with the posts I share on Instagram. I wanted to capture the happy moments to show that, although dementia changes the way he does things, it doesn't prevent him from doing them completely at this stage. He is still the person we have always loved, he is still my dad.

The Future of Dementia Is Orange

Hilary Evans | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK
Hilary Evans

Hopefully you've had the chance to take a look at our thought-provoking new campaign film #sharetheorange featuring Alzheimer's Research UK supporter Christopher Eccleston. Why have we taken this unusual approach to communication? And what's with the orange?

Alzheimers Is Not the Only Dementia

Debbie Bannigan | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Debbie Bannigan

Alzheimer's is not the only dementia. Alcohol dementia, is also known as alcohol-related brain damage (ARBD) and alcohol-related brain injury (ARBI), and is linked with Wernicke's encephalopathy and Korsakoff's syndrome. With all these complex names, it's perhaps not surprising that the direct link between alcohol consumption and dementia isn't clear.

Alzheimer's Breakthrough Drug 'In Five Years', Scientists Hope

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A drug could provide a breakthrough for Alzheimer's disease within the next five years, UK scientists have said. People aged 55 to 90 are currently...

Iceland CEO Goes To New Frozen Extremes

Charlie Thomas | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK

Iceland Foods celebrated its 42nd birthday on 19 November by recreating Robert Scott's British Antarctic Expedition to raise funds for charity. The...

How The Way You Walk 'Predicts' Your Chances Of Dementia

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 17.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

How fast you walk and the strength of your hand grip could shed light on your odds of developing dementia later in life, new research has found. A...