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A dementia diagnosis can be overwhelming – and it may feel like everything has changed. But from understanding symptoms to finding the right care and support, our information can help you through.

  • What is 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 and 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.

Age UK Plymouth is committed to supporting those over 50 living with Dementia in the City of Plymouth. We provide services, support and deliver awareness training to build a dementia friendly community.

  • Dementia Day Centre

    For those with memory loss or dementia we provide a specialist day care service providing meaningful, varied and personlised activities.

  • Dementia Awareness Training

    Supporting groups and organisations achieve their commitment to dementia awareness with free training and information.

  • Forget Me Nots

    Brand new to Age UK Plymouth, Forget Me Nots, a 15 week programme, designed for those living with mild to moderate dementia to enjoy.

Groups showing their commitment to dementia awareness by having teams undertake Age UK Plymouth's training

Book your awareness training today or contact us for on site training at your organisations place of work or meeting place

Support is out there, as well as national organisations there are also local groups and charities like us here at Age UK Plymouth supporting those living with dementia and their carers