DescriptionAlzheimer’s Society is the leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. Alzheimer’s Society provides information, education, support and care to help people live their lives to the full. Researchers are making great progress in the fight against dementia. Alzheimer’s Society funds research to improve the lives of people today and to find a cure for tomorrow. Our research portfolio covers laboratory studies into the causes of dementia, developing treatments and strategies to prevent dementia and improving support for people with dementia and their carers. Alzheimer’s Society works with people affected by dementia to ensure that our research informs practice and transforms lives. In 2012/2013 Alzheimer’s Society invested more then £5 million in new dementia research.