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Alzheimer’s Society comments on cognitive decline in LGBT+ people

Besi Besemar July 15, 2019

NEW research presented today (Sunday, July 14) at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2019 in Los Angeles found higher rates of subjective cognitive decline among lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender (LGBT+) people compared to their cisgender heterosexual counterparts.

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City holds first ever Carers Festival

Besi Besemar June 10, 2019

A free event is being held on Wednesday, June 12 for the thousands of people in Brighton & Hove who dedicate themselves to being unpaid carers for loved ones who have health problems or disabilities.

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Thousands take part in The Grand Brighton Half Marathon 2019

Gary Hart February 24, 2019

Close to 8,000 runners turned out to run The Grand Brighton Half Marathon today, February 24, enjoying beautiful sunny weather to run 13.1 miles around the city under crystal-clear blue skies.

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Last chance to sign up for charity place in The Grand Brighton Half Marathon

Gary Hart January 25, 2019

Charity places in The Grand Brighton Half Marathon close on Sunday, February 3 and runners are being urged to sign up to avoid missing out. THE 29th Brighton Half Marathon takes place on Sunday, February 24. General entries to the race sold out in December and charity places are now the only way to enter.

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General News

Kemptown MP supports Alzheimer’s general election campaign

Sarah Green April 3, 2015

Simon Kirby, the Conservative candidate for Brighton Kemptown and Peacehaven and MP for the last Parliamentary session has pledged to make this election memorable by taking action to support the 850,000 people across the UK, and 1237 people in Brighton Kemptown and Peacehaven living with dementia. Simon recently joined over 200 other MPs and representatives from Alzheimer’s Society in Westminster to meet people with dementia and commit to support those affected by the condition. On the day, Mr Kirby supported Alzheimer’s Society’s general election campaign that is calling for more people to get the dementia diagnosis they need and for everyone to be properly supported afterwards.

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Health

Labour’s Nancy Platts visits service supporting people with dementia in Brighton

Besi Besemar February 20, 2015

Nancy Platts, Labour’s parliamentary candidate for Brighton Kemptown and Peacehaven attended an Alzheimer’s Society, Singing for the Brain® session in Brighton on February 20, to support people with dementia.
Singing for the Brain® is a programme developed by Alzheimer’s Society for people with memory problems. Sessions promote communication through singing which can help with articulation, concentration, focus and motivation.

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General News

Alzheimer’s dementia cafe in Kemptown

Besi Besemar September 14, 2014

Do you suffer from dementia or care for someone who does? The next dementia cafe organised by the Alzheimer’s Society is on Saturday, October 25 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Patching Lodge, Freshfield Road, Kemp Town, Brighton. The afternoon will include beauty and computer sessions as well as information and advice offered in a […]

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