While I'm wandering the oceans I'd really love you to show your support by giving a donation to either of my chosen Alzheimer charities.The easy way to do this is to click on either of these links:
www.justgiving.com/David-Hippey - To donate to the Alzheimer's Society www.alzheimers.org.uk
www.justgiving.com/David-Hippey-Scotland - To donate to Alzheimer Scotland www.alzscot.org
First of all, did you know?
Dementia is one of the main causes of disability in later life, ahead of cancer, cardiovascular disease and stroke.
One in three people over 65 will die with dementia.
Over 750,000 people have dementia in the UK, this figure will rise to over 1 million by 2025.
Alzheimer's Society is the leading support and research charity for people with dementia and for those who care for them.
How does the Alzheimer's Society support people affected by dementia?
Providing information and support for people with all kinds of dementia and their carers.
Funding research into the cause, care, cure and prevention of dementia.
Providing learning resources and training.
Campaigning for improved health and social care.
Improving public understanding and awareness of dementia.
If you would like to know more about the Alzheimer's Society or Alzheimer Scotland click here to visit their websites at alzheimers.org.uk & www.alzscot.org