Alzheimer’s Society announces actor Suranne Jones as Ambassador

Award-winning actor Suranne Jones has today expressed her determination to help people affected by dementia, following her appointment as an Alzheimer’s Society Ambassador. With the number of people living with dementia across the UK set to rise to one million by 2025, the Gentleman Jack actor will help the leading dementia charity on its mission to power research breakthroughs to improve care and find a cure, challenge perceptions and provide support. Suranne, who won a coveted BAFTA for her starring role in Doctor Foster, has accepted the role of Alzheimer’s…

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We Are Undefeatable: a major new campaign to support people with long-term health conditions to be active

An inspiring new campaign – We Are Undefeatable – is being launched to support the one in four (15 million) people in England who live with one or more long-term health conditions, such as diabetes, cancer, arthritis and Parkinson’s. By recognising the unique barriers people with health conditions face, the campaign aims to help people build physical activity into their lives, by hearing from others who have become more active through the ups and downs of living with their condition. Individuals living with a long-term health condition are twice as likely to…

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Londoners Encouraged To Cycle In Support Of Those Living With Dementia

Santander is supporting National Dementia Action Week between 20 – 26 May 2019 to help raise awareness and funds to improve the lives of people living with dementia. For each of the first 40,000 Santander Cycle rides taken on the London cycle hire scheme during the week, Santander will donate £1 to Alzheimer’s Society. In addition, 100 Santander Cycles will be receiving bespoke livery to highlight the campaign and spread awareness across London. As well as travelling around the city, cyclists will be able to support dementia by staying in…

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Santander Picks Alzheimer’s Society As New Charity Partner

Santander has chosen Alzheimer’s Society as its new national Charity Partner for 2019-2021, following a selection process which included a vote by thousands of Santander staff across the UK. The focus of the partnership will be to work together to improve financial inclusion and help those within our communities who may struggle to cope with new technology, as well as employee fundraising activities and volunteering. The bank and charity will combine their respective areas of expertise, to establish joint strategic initiatives that will improve the quality of life of people…

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Celebrities join Dementia Revolution’s #MemoryRelay

Celebrities including Richard Branson, Rachel Riley and Candice Brown have been sharing some of their most cherished memories on Twitter to help power research towards a cure for dementia. Their posts have been in aid of a #MemoryRelay for the Dementia Revolution – a one-year campaign that has seen Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer’s Research UK join forces as the charity partner for Virgin Money and the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon. The aim is to raise £3.5million to help fund groundbreaking dementia research at the UK Dementia Research Institute. For…

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