New Year, New Leadership!

CEO Chris Williams stands next to a BRACE banner.

We are delighted to announce that Chris Williams has taken on the new role of CEO at BRACE. 2023 was an incredible year for BRACE where, despite significant challenges, the charity was able to award £705,765 to new researchers, alongside ongoing research. The success of last year was a team effort, with Chris’ aptitude and…

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Harold Stephens – BRACE Dementia Research Supporter Offer

Grandparents, with their adult children and grandchildren outside, smiling.

An exclusive offer for BRACE supporters in need of expert financial advice from the Bristol firm, Harold Stephens. As independent financial advisors, we are here to help you create an estate plan that is tax efficient and also takes into account your values and passions, meaning you can leave a meaningful legacy. Until 31st December 2023,…

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BRACE Welcomes Care Campaigner as Ambassador

Jayne Connery and Chris Williams are stood next to a BRACE banner.

We are incredibly excited to welcome Jayne Connery, Director of Care Campaign for the Vulnerable (CCFTV) as an ambassador to BRACE. Jayne has dedicated more than 12 years to improving the lives of people living in care homes. And supporting families to ensure their loved ones receive the care they need and deserve. Her late…

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Care Campaigner Takes to the Skies for BRACE

Jayne Connery abseiling

Dare devil and Director of Care Campaign for the Vulnerable, Jayne Connery, took to the sky on Sunday 23rd April for BRACE Dementia Research, abseiling an incredible 500 feet down the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth. Jayne’s brave antics raised more than £3,000 for BRACE. However, this is not her first-time being a superwoman for BRACE.…

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BRACE secures £100k for up-and-coming dementia researchers


BRACE has been awarded more than £100,000 from the Medical Research Council (MRC). This is incredible news for dementia research. The grant will be used to support up-and-coming researchers at the University of Bath, University of Bristol, Plymouth University and Swansea University. In recent years the pandemic has limited the amount of research BRACE has…

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Bristol Film Festival Supports BRACE

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Great news for dementia research and film lovers, BRACE has been chosen as the charity of the year for the Bristol Film Festival. The festival hosts films in unique venues across Bristol throughout the year, such as in Brunel’s SS Great Britain and Aerospace Bristol. BRACE supporters are able to claim 15% off event tickets…

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Thank You

Family of different ages sat on the sofa.

You have booked a ticket to Dr Seb Green’s briefing on: Dementia: How You Can Reduce Your Risk It will take place on Wednesday 7th July, 2 -3pm. You will receive the full event information via email later today.  

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Ron Cooper Fundraises for BRACE

I am fundraising for BRACE, to support research into Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. The money you donate will go directly towards dementia research to find better treatments or medicines and hopefully one day, a cure for dementia. Details I am running Sprint Triathlons this spring and summer at the young age of 78…

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I Would Walk 870 mile for Dementia Research!

Eirlys and Linda are walking with BRACE t-shirts on, there is hills and the sea in the background

This week marks Dementia Action Week, 17th May – 23rd May. BRACE is incredibly lucky to have supporters all over the UK and even the world taking action in their own way to support dementia research. Two lovely ladies, Eirlys and Linda, from Ceredigion West Wales are taking part in a virtual 870 mile, Wales coastal…

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Maureen Daphne Walters

Mum was full of life, loving and supportive to all who knew her, she loved her family dearly and was a good friend to all.

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