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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Replying to @PFA: Tonight at 7pm, join football legends Sir Alex Ferguson, Sir Kenny Dalglish, Gareth Southgate and Jürgen Klopp for Team Talk with…

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Tonight at 7pm, join football legends Sir Alex Ferguson, Sir Kenny Dalglish, Gareth Southgate and Jürgen Klopp for Team Talk with Legends – Live.

In support of @alzheimerssoc and @LMA_Managers In The Game Charity.

For more info:

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Replying to @BBCBreakfast: Liverpool legend Sir Kenny Dalglish talks dementia in football, Sir Alex Ferguson and Marcus Rashford on #BBCBreakfast #L

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.@santanderuk is working to become a dementia-friendly bank, supporting customers & colleagues affected by the condition.

Partnering with Santander, we have developed a Dementia Guide outlining banking support available for people affected by dementia:

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Liverpool legend Sir Kenny Dalglish talks dementia in football, Sir Alex Ferguson and Marcus Rashford on #BBCBreakfast #LFC.
He’ll appear alongside the former #MUFC boss, Jurgen Klopp and Gareth Southgate at an event later today ⬇️

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There's still time to purchase your raffle tickets to be in with a chance of winning @CapelJerusalem - and help raise money for Alzheimer's Society!

Visit to buy your tickets before the 14 February 2021 closing date. Good luck! 🤞

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A new training programme in care homes shows how doing everyday tasks can help care home residents with dementia by giving them some control over their life, @guardian reports.We are proud to have funded the research. Read more:

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Replying to @ZODIDOG: I’ve spent an hour talking to a lovely person at the @alzheimerssoc I can see where a lot of people would benefit from their…

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Replying to @premierleague: 🔘 Sir Alex Ferguson
🔘 Sir Kenny Dalglish
🔘 Jurgen Klopp
🔘 Gareth Southgate

Join a live team talk with football legends…

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I’ve spent an hour talking to a lovely person at the @alzheimerssoc I can see where a lot of people would benefit from their support.

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'Mum was not Mum.' When Jacqueline's mum Audrey stopped doing the things she enjoyed, they visited her GP. Read the story of Audrey's diagnosis with Alzheimer's disease and the changes in her behaviour:

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🔘 Sir Alex Ferguson
🔘 Sir Kenny Dalglish
🔘 Jurgen Klopp
🔘 Gareth Southgate

Join a live team talk with football legends to raise funds for @alzheimerssoc ➡️

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Some thrilling news!

Jurgen Klopp is joining the lineup of football legends - Sir Kenny Dalglish, Gareth Southgate, & Sir Alex Ferguson for Friday 15 Jan's exclusive livestream event in support of Sport United Against Dementia.

Get your ticket today:

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From singing and reminiscence to virtual tours of battle ships, museums are finding creative new ways to stay engaged with people who have dementia during the pandemic. Read more:

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'I’d advise anyone who is worried about a family member’s memory that it’s always better to voice a concern and it be wrong, than not voicing a concern.'

Read more from Ruby on how she helped her grandad George with his dementia diagnosis.

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Replying to @DementiaFriends: We love this photo (taken pre-pandemic) of Champion Steph in her Dementia Friends T-shirt. Click the link to read abou…

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We love this photo (taken pre-pandemic) of Champion Steph in her Dementia Friends T-shirt. Click the link to read about Steph and the incredible things she has done to raise awareness in Northamptonshire Police, and beyond!

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#COVID19 has put charity-funded #ResearchAtRisk including our own. We need your help calling on @BorisJohnson and the Government to help protect it. Click here to send a ready-drafted email to the Prime Minister today.

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'It’s difficult to imagine
That there might come a day
When I may not remember
And these moments slip away.'

Thank you to Daisy Watson for this beautiful poem.

If you’re affected by dementia and need support our Dementia Connect support line can help on 0333 150 3456.

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Early and accurate diagnosis is vital, not only to ensuring people can access the support they need but also to bringing new, effective treatments to all those affected by dementia, faster. Our Head of Research @RichJamesOakley tells the @Telegraph more:

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Andy Woodhead, from Wales, has vascular and Lewy body dementia, and has shared what life has been like during lockdown. He said: “We should never be afraid to talk about our feelings or ashamed of how difficult things can be at times.” To read more, visit

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Join football greats Sir Alex Ferguson, @GarethSouthgate & @KennethDalglish on 15 Jan for an incredible, exclusive livestream Q&A!

Proceeds will go to support the vital work of our Sport United Against Dementia campaign.

Get your tickets today:

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Quoted @CareQualityComm

We really welcome your views as part of our review of the use DNACPR orders during the pandemic - please check out our survey:

The information you share will help us to focus our attention on the things that matter to people.

The Care Quality Commission wants your views on how do not resuscitate orders were used during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Have your say today. 📢

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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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