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Jeremy Hunt calls for national debate about caring for older people

1 July 2015

People should keep in closer touch with older relatives, friends and neighbours Jeremy Hunt urged in a speech at the Local Government Association's conference in Harrogate, today (1 July 2015).

Fundraising news

Deloitte launches Charity Challenge 2015

11 June 2015

246 Deloitte staff are taking part in four challenges across four continents to raise £1 million for charity.

General news

Elf the musical to host special opening night in aid of Alzheimer's Society

3 July 2015

ELF the musical will be donating all ticket sales from its Opening Night on Thursday 5 November to Alzheimer's Society. Produced by Michael Rose and U-Live, the London premiere of ELF at the Dominion Theatre will star Ben Forster (winner of ITV's Superstar), Kimberley Walsh (Girls Aloud), Joe McGann and Jessica Martin.

Research news

Test uncovers signs of Alzheimer's disease 18 years before diagnosis

25 June 2015

A study of over 2000 people published in Neurology has shown that a test of memory and thinking can reveal differences in people who would go on to develop Alzheimer's disease up to 18 years before diagnosis.

Celebrity news

Former England and QPR footballer Stan Bowles diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease

22 June 2015

Former England and QPR footballer Stan Bowles, 66, has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. His family announced the news in a statement on his Facebook page on Saturday 20 June.

Research news

UK research spend on dementia still too low, new study shows

13 April 2015

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 economic and personal impact the condition has.