Dementia

14th September 2020

Every Small Step – making dementia carers count

Dementia Carers Count (DCC) has launched its first ever virtual event; a walking challenge alongside a series of emotive and informative podcasts, that shine a light […]
3rd September 2020

Couple plan ‘dream home’ prize draw to fight dementia

An enterprising Yorkshire couple are offering people the chance to own a £700K dream home for just £3. Martin and Sue Stephenson hope to raise an […]
10th June 2020

‘I can be a daughter again’

There are almost one million people living with dementia in the UK today – and in 75% of cases the responsibility for their care rests on […]
14th May 2020

Dementia Carers Count launches new Virtual Carers Centre

Dementia Carers Count has launched a new Virtual Carers Centre for family and friends who are caring for someone with dementia. Dementia Carers Count (DCC) supports […]
13th April 2020

Five ways to support people affected by dementia from your own home

Coronavirus is posing a significant risk for people affected by dementia and many are cut off from the outside world, warns Alzheimer’s Society, the UK’s leading […]
23rd January 2020

West Berkshire Dementia Action Alliance sets ambitious 2020 target

Nearly 1000 new Dementia Friends in 2019 West Berkshire’s Dementia Action Alliance (DAA) celebrated a successful 2019 at a recent event recognising the area’s Dementia Friends […]
22nd December 2019

Christmas postcards developed by people with dementia to reach out to the lonely

“I want to say you’re are not alone. It will hopefully put a smile on someone’s face” This Christmas, the online greeting card company, thortful, has partnered with Facebook […]
17th December 2019

Dementia study reveals how proteins team up to stop signals in brain

A new study in mice at the University of Edinburgh, has revealed for the first time how two proteins work together to disrupt communication between brain […]
3rd December 2019

Two-fold increase in calls to Dementia Helpline in the last decade

Alzheimer’s Society has released data showing that more people affected by dementia than ever are desperately seeking help In 10 years, over 320,000 calls to the […]