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Living with dementia can have a big emotional, social and psychological impact on a person. The Age UK factsheet on dementia aims to give people and carers in particular a better understanding of what it is like to have dementia and where to seek advice and support.

Read our practical guide to help you care for someone with dementia.

Some of the topics included in the guide are:

  • Finding support in your local area
  • Creating the best possible home environment 
  • Carers’ groups
  • Communicating with someone with dementia
  • Getting help from social services 
  • Later-stage dementia
  • Useful organisations