Everyone Active has started a year-long partnership with Dementia UK – the only charity that provides specialist dementia nurse support through their Admiral Nurse service.
The partnership, which officially launched Monday, 1 August 2022, builds on Everyone Active’s support for those affected by dementia. This new partnership will help to raise awareness of the positive impact that being active can have on individuals and families affected by dementia, with research showing that physical activity may improve cognition and mental health, and could also help to reduce the risk of developing the condition
Since the beginning of the partnership, Everyone Active has raised:
Dementia is a huge and growing health crisis. Every three minutes, someone in the UK is diagnosed and currently, over 900,000 people live with the diagnosis in the UK, with this number expected to rise to one million by 2025.