Alzheimer's Society ( @alzheimerssoc ) Twitter Profile

alzheimerssoc

Alzheimer's Society

We provide information and support, fund research and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. #UnitedAgainstDementia

England, Wales & N.Ireland

Joined on 22 April, 2009

http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/

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Are you watching @ITVTonight's documentary 'Care Homes: The Long Year Alone'?

We know that many families share the experiences of Karen and Marion.

If you need any support or help, we're here for you on 0333 150 3456. 💙

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Covid-19 has caused families to miss out on cherished times due to lockdown, but Mollie’s nan was able to sing a lullaby to her grandson for the first time, thanks to technology.

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We all need to be aware of the scams that are springing up during the pandemic, but people with dementia may be more vulnerable to financial abuse than most.

We've got some top tips on how to avoid getting caught out by fraudsters. Read more at:

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Replying to @tortoise: Biomedical charities are 40% down on their income due to the pandemic. Restrictions on fundraising activities like @alzheimer

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'Grandad had the same doctor since the 1970s, so was easily able to see the difference in him...he was diagnosed with mixed dementia the following month.'

Read more from Ruby on her grandad George's dementia diagnosis experience:

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Biomedical charities are 40% down on their income due to the pandemic. Restrictions on fundraising activities like @alzheimerssoc’s Memory Walk will, in turn, hamper crucial research.

@RichJamesOakley on why we need to be even more generous, if we can, during this time.

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Replying to @KateLeeCEO: Everybody forgets things from time to time. But if you are noticing problems with someone’s memory and they’re getting wors…

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We asked Dementia Together readers how they keep active and well, whether they have dementia or not. This issue, we hear how they volunteer to make the world a better place.

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Quoted @RCSLTpolicy

If you are having speech & language therapy, we want to hear from you! Please fill out our #SLTSurvey about how #COVID19 has affected your access to therapy. You can access the survey here: Thank you!

If you or a loved one is living with dementia and receive speech & language therapy, @RCSLTpolicy want to hear from you. 🗨️

Fill in their survey and let them know about your experiences of how the pandemic has impacted your access to therapy.

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'I can now look forward in hope.' Tony's wife, Sheila, has Alzheimer's disease and lives in a care home. He has shared his experience of receiving his first dose of the coronavirus vaccination, and a new poem called The Jab. Read more here:

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Wish you'd caught last week's live Q&A with football legends Sir Alex Ferguson, Sir Kenny Dalglish, Gareth Southgate & Jürgen Klopp?

You can still watch it online until Jan 24 - and as before, ticket sales go to support Sports United Against Dementia! ❤️

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Everybody forgets things from time to time. But if you are noticing problems with someone’s memory and they’re getting worse, it’s important they speak to their GP. Our info & advice will help you understand what steps they need to take. Visit  for more.

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'Imagine a lockdown you don't understand,
Where friends stop visiting and family is banned.'

The coronavirus pandemic has hit people living with dementia the hardest. Help us continue to be there for them: .

#ImaginePoem #LivingWithDementia

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Replying to @DementiaFriends: Champion Nicky is holding a virtual Dementia Friends Session specifically for children aged 7-12 years who want to lea…

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Quoted @NickyBellenger

This Friday! An opportunity for children aged 7-12 to learn about #dementia

A free session via Zoom. 2 - 2:45pm

Only 1 place needed per household.

For info & to book:


@DementiaFriends @alzheimerssoc

#DementiaFriends #DementiaFriendly #HomeSchooling

Champion Nicky is holding a virtual Dementia Friends Session specifically for children aged 7-12 years who want to learn about dementia. Details below ⬇

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Join comedic legend Jo Brand at Joke’s on You, Dementia! on Thursday 11 March at 7pm. Hosted by Hugh Dennis, the comedy event will be streamed over YouTube and tickets are free, with donations welcome. Grab your tickets here:

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Looking for practical dementia guidance? We're partnering with the @AlzheimersShow on Tues 26 & Wed 27 January for two days of exciting webinars, covering topics including planning and paying for care, and advice on how to get a diagnosis.

Register today!

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Join us this Thurs 21 January for @tortoise's Global Health Summit webinar! @RichJamesOakley (Head of Research) will discuss the research needed to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease.

Use our discount code ALZSOCGUEST to book yourself a free ticket!

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"It was strange at first as he didn't recognise me in my PPE but when he had a good look he realised who I was."

Watch the moment a GP, Dr Anne Hampton, was able to vaccinate her own father. It's the first time she's been able to see him in 10 months.

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Exciting news - nominations are now open for our Dementia Hero Awards 2021! 🎉

The awards will showcase the stories of people doing outstanding things during the pandemic to support those affected by dementia. Find out more and nominate your heroes today!

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We love @samaritans idea to turn #BlueMonday into #BrewMonday. Why not make a cuppa and pick up the phone to a friend? 💙

Find out more:

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We know lockdowns can be hard, but there are always organisations and people to help you.

💙Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Connect support line: 0333 150 3456
💙@DementiaUK: 0800 888 6678
💙@CarersUK: 0808 808 7777
💙@samaritans: 116 123
💙@TheSilverLineUK: 0800 4 70 80 90

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