Monthly Archives: September 2018

Helping older people manage their medications: the MEMORABLE study

27 September 2018


As people get older, the likelihood of taking daily pills for a variety of health conditions increases. But dealing with lots of tablets makes managing them more difficult. Sometimes people forget or choose not to take them for a number of different reasons. Poor medication management can limit the benefits from the pills. It can […]

World FTD Week: the LIFTD study

24 September 2018

Brain scans showing the difference between FTD and Alzheimer's

This week is World FTD Awareness Week, which runs 23 – 30 September 2018. FTD (Frontotemporal Degeneration or Dementia) is a progressive disorder of the brain that affects 10 people out of every 100,000 in the UK. It can affect behaviour, language skills and movement. People with FTD are typically younger and display different symptoms to […]

Guest blog: Alan Richardson

21 September 2018

The front page of Gerald Richardson's 1948 Diary.

The NHS was always part of Alan’s family. When his father died, Alan made an amazing discovery – the birth of the NHS recorded as an entry in his father’s diary. This year that diary was passed around at a service celebrating 70 years of the NHS. As a Join Dementia Research and Alzheimer’s Society […]

#PassItOn – World Alzheimer’s Day 2018

14 September 2018

World Alzheimer's Day 2018

Friday 21 September is World Alzheimer’s Day. We need your help to spread the word about Join Dementia Research. 25 million of us in the UK have a friend or family member with dementia. Imagine the difference we could make if we all told just one person about Join Dementia Research. Get involved – #PassItOn You […]

Get involved in World Alzheimer’s Month 2018

3 September 2018

Woman using her smartphone to share the news about Join Dementia Research for World Alzheimer's Month

Who will you tell about Join Dementia Research? This World Alzheimer’s Month, we’re asking for your help. Research is the best way to make real change to the lives of people living with dementia. The more people who know about research opportunities and get involved, the greater the chance we have to improve dementia care […]

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Monthly Archives: September 2018