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Weʼre raising £5,000 to help develop a cure for alzheimers and support those effected by it

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My grandad was unfortunately diagnosed with alzheimers a couple of years ago, and whilst you can try and tell yourself that nothing has changed, it becomes clear, the speed of deterioration. For someone who was the most knowledgeable man i knew, it's heartbreaking watching him try and remember even the most recent holidays.

For my Grandma life has obviously changed; things that would usually be apparent to my grandad become less so, like cleaning and other small house jobs. Hearing the same news stories several times a day can't be the retirement she had planned for them both.

In September i will be climbing the most challenging route to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, and along the way doing various fundraisers to reach my target goal. Unfortunately many people know, have known or will know someone with alzheimer's or dementia, and you know that it is the whole family that suffer.

No one wants to not be able to remember the greatest times of their life, especially in a time when you have the most time to reminisce. Thanks for reading my story and hopefully one day no one will have to go through the pain that many families go through daily.

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    Page last updated on: 1/18/2018 10:55 PM

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    10

    • Josh Oakes

      Josh Oakes

      Jan 18, 2018

      £25.00

    • Lucy Dakin

      Lucy Dakin

      Jan 13, 2018

      Good luck Jake, great cause x

      £20.00

    • Hannah Gibson

      Hannah Gibson

      Jan 11, 2018

      £20.00

    • Harrison O'Leary

      Harrison O'Leary

      Jan 11, 2018

      Good luck babes! V proud of you ❤️

      £15.00

    • Katie Fetherstone

      Katie Fetherstone

      Jan 11, 2018

      £20.00

    • Sarah Cherrington

      Sarah Cherrington

      Jan 4, 2018

      Good luck Jake, I’m very proud of you! Xx

      £10.00

    • Kathryn Murphy

      Kathryn Murphy

      Jan 3, 2018

      Good luck Jake - very worthy cause

      £30.00

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