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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Find out who is the brainiest of the bunch in our Great Big Quiz Family night, with David Bradley, of Harry Potter and Game of Thrones fame, and Quizmaster Paul Jackson. 🎉 Sign up here:

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'Imagine the confusion, caused by a bug,
No smiles, no laughs, not even a hug...'

People living with dementia have been hit hardest by coronavirus. Help us continue to be there for those affected, their family & carers: .

#ImaginePoem #LivingWithDementia

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'I’d give anything to be able to sit by her side, hold her hand and give her a kiss.' 💙

Kevin shares the story of how he met his partner Jean, who is living with dementia, and how lockdown has impacted them both.

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‘I want to go home.' What do you say to a loved one with dementia in care when they ask to go home?

Join the discussion and share suggestions on Talking Point here:

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Volunteering is a great way to look after your mental health and stay active. We talked to three Dementia together readers about how they are helping their communities. Read more here:

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Do you know someone who has gone above & beyond during the pandemic to improve the lives of people affected by dementia? Say thank you by nominating them for the Outstanding Achievement prize at this year's Dementia Hero Awards! 🌟

Find out more:

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Some people may experience feelings of guilt and worry when a loved one goes into a care home. Have you felt the same?

Join the discussion on our online community here:

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To make sure our Companion Calls are supporting people from a range of communities, we’ve so far signed up volunteers who speak 29 different languages between them. Read more about our cross-cultural support here:

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There’s still time to register for @AlzheimersShow's series of webinars on 'Caring and dementia: Support, advice & education', taking place Tues 26 and Wed 27 January.

It's set to be two days of interesting conversation and information. Find out more!

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We love this beautiful video! ❤️

The moment Dorothy from Newcastle, who has dementia and now lives in the US, heard the Blaydon Races for the first time since she was a child.

Click here to find out how music can help people living with dementia:

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Since 2019, @santanderuk have raised over £1.2 million for Alzheimer’s Society - incredible! We continue to work together to support people with dementia to stay financially independent for longer.

Find out why the power of partnership is so important:

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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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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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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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