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:
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.
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.
'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:
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! ❤️
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.
'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: .
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 #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 ⬇
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.
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!
"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.
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!
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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