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An international study by scientists in the China, the UK and USA has found that people who consume little or no fish have an increased risk of dementia.  The study of nearly 7,000 participants aged over 60 in six provinces...
Actress Barbara Windsor was sadly diagnosed with Alzheimer's back in 2014, but only in the last few days has her husband Scott Mitchell spoken of her diagnosis. The popular actress and TV personality's husband explained that he wanted people to...
64-year-old Jan Dodd from Maidstone, Kent, is a full-time carer for her husband Dave, who has Alzheimer’s. Jan is joining Peter Berry on the Dementia Help Cycle Challenge from 25-30 June. The pair will be cycling 330 miles across...
A study published today in Neurology Clinical Practice found that brief cognitive tests, used in primary care settings to evaluate memory and thinking in order to identify whether people are likely to have dementia, may often be wrong.  Researchers found that different...
Low-protein high-carb diet shows promise for healthy brain ageing – is this true? Comments from Alzheimer's Society… Low-protein high-carbohydrate diets may be the key to longevity, and healthy brain ageing in particular, according to a new mice study from the...
Congratulations to Peter Berry and Jan Dodd who cycled from Wales to Suffolk in June (covering over 330 miles) to raise vital funds for YoungDementia UK. There are over 42,000 young people (under the age of 65) diagnosed with...
Now in its fifth year, The Alzheimer’s Show is coming to Olympia, London, on 9-10 June, and EventCity, Manchester, on 23-24 June. Aimed at families, carers, the general public and dementia professionals, the show is the UK’s leading event...
It's World Alzheimer’s Month – do your bit with these five ideas to fundraise and raise awareness.  September is World Alzheimer’s Month, a campaign organised by Alzheimer’s Disease International to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. If you want...
Come along and meet the Dementia Help team in a dedicated Carers Corner at this year's Alzheimer's Show in London on 9-10 June and also enjoy live music from Roy Orbison Tribute performer, Dave Collison. Carers Corner is a...
Come and meet the Dementia Help team at this year's Alzheimer's Show at Olympia in London on 9-10 June. This year, for the first time, we will be hosting a networking area called Carers Corner. It's an opportunity to come along and...

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