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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...
The Dementia Help team will be getting a well-deserved energy boost with Munchy Seeds, the official nutrition partner of the Dementia Help Cycle Challenge. Peter Berry (director) and Christina Neal (managing director and founder) will be cycling 330 miles over...
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...
A statement from the Age UK Campaigns team: In a Spending Review on the 4th September, the Government has listened to its deep concerns and promised extra money for social care. Age UK previously said that a says a big...
Dame Barbara Windsor and Scott Mitchell stand with Alzheimer’s Society at No.10 to demand dementia care reform.  Dame Barbara Windsor and her husband Scott Mitchell as well as Alzheimer's Society CEO Jeremy Hughes and Director of Policy Sally Copley met with...
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...
Moving more in old age may protect brain from dementia - Alzheimer's Society comments.  A study by Rush University Medical Centre, published today in Neurology, suggests that older adults who move more than average - either in the form of daily exercise or...
Employees with early onset dementia are receiving a lack of support in the workplace and early dismissal, according to research.  Those working in low paid employment are losing their jobs earlier than those working in high paid roles, a large...
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...
Protein tangles linked with dementia seen for the first time in patients’ brains after a single head injury, according to Alzheimer's Society.  Scientists have visualised for the first time protein ‘tangles’ associated with dementia in the brains of patients who have...

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