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Living with dementia information guide

A dementia diagnosis can be overwhelming – it can feel like everything's changed. Our guide can help you better understand dementia to help you through. 

This guide talks you through dementia. It covers: 

  • what dementia is
  • getting diagnosed with dementia
  • living well with dementia
  • legal and financial things to consider
  • thinking about the future. 

It also lists useful organisations you can contact for support and guidance if you or someone you know has been diagnosed with dementia. 

Download your guide (PDF, 3 MB)

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Need this guide in another format?

This guide is also available in other formats if that's more suitable for you.

  • You can request a free printed copy of this guide that we'll post to you. 
  • You can also request this guide in large print or audio format.

To request any of these options, you can call the advice line on 0800 678 1602.

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Last updated: Dec 06 2023

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