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Dementia

A dementia diagnosis can be overwhelming and it may feel like things have changed. From keeping well, adapting your home and getting support we can guide you through it.   

Understanding dementia

There’s more to dementia than just being forgetful. Understand more about the symptoms of dementia, the different types of dementia, who may be at risk and the treatment.

A dementia-friendly home

The design and layout of your home can have a big impact on your day-to-day life. Here are some tips for making your home more dementia friendly.

Getting care & support

Information about the care and support available if you're living with dementia, or caring for someone.

Living well with dementia

Having dementia doesn’t mean life stops being enjoyable. By taking steps to help yourself manage early on, it’s possible to live comfortably for many years.

Planning for the future

Thinking about the future can be scary, but you might want to be sure your dementia won’t prevent you from having input on how your affairs are dealt with.

Caring and dementia

Caring for someone living with dementia can be a demanding job, but there is lots of support available to carers of dementia patients, both financially and emotionally.


Dementia support

Some of our local Age UK's offer community-based support services for people living with dementia and their carers. 

Learn more here

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For more information call the Age UK Advice Line on 0800 678 1602.
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