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Alzheimer’s Society announcement

Message from Stephen Hill, Chair of the Board of Trustees

Jeremy has been a remarkable leader of Alzheimer’s Society and supporter of the wider dementia cause. After ten years in the role I respect his desire to hand over the reins and the Board of Trustees is determined to find a worthy successor to continue the amazing progress the Society has made under his leadership.

His influence for the cause, both national and internationally, has been exceptional and he has been a driving force in ensuring that the rights of people with dementia cannot be ignored.

Under his leadership we’ve reached hundreds of thousands of people with direct support. We’ve secured millions of supporters, donors, and partners – not least 3 million Dementia Friends. We’re one of the biggest funders of dementia research in the world. And we’ve managed to secure the role of the Society within the NHS’s long-term plan – which creates a direct link from the Society to the people responsible for providing care to people with dementia.

His dedication, inspiration and ambition for what we can achieve has made a lasting difference to the Society and to people with dementia, and it is our responsibility to continue this momentum.

I’d like to thank him for his fantastic contributions and hope Alzheimer’s Society will benefit from his continued involvement in the dementia cause over the years to come.

Dementia Carers Count Shares Course Evaluation from University of Worcester

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Measuring and celebrating the effectiveness of the charity’s 3-day support courses Nearly 300 people have now attended practical courses developed by Dementia Carers Count (DCC) specifically to support those caring for a family member with dementia. Husbands, wives, partners, daughters, sons, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law and grandchildren, spanning ages from 18...

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World Alzheimer Report 2019

Launched on 20 September, the report combines analysis of the world's largest survey on attitudes to dementia, as well as expert essays and case studies from across the world, including from NDAA's own Campaign and Partnerships Manager - Sarah Tilsed. It concludes by providing some recommendations for governments, agencies, civil...

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