Age-related memory loss
Memory loss may be due to natural ageing, a side effect of medication or an indication of something more serious, such as a dementia-related illness.
What is dementia?
We explain how to spot the signs of dementia and the main types, including Alzheimer’s and vascular dementia.
If you suspect your loved one may be in the early stages of dementia, it’s important to get a professional diagnosis. You can then get appropriate support and treatment. We explain the steps to take.
Practical steps to take following a dementia diagnosis
Being diagnosed with dementia is life changing, but there are many ways that you can keep living independently for as long as possible.
Living well with dementia
Living with dementia is life changing, but it shouldn’t stop anyone from continuing to live an independent life for as long as possible.
Our guide to memory gadgets that help people with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease or memory loss stay safer and more independent at home.
Talking to someone with dementia
It can be difficult to know where to start when talking to someone with dementia. There's no right or wrong way but we give you some useful tips to ease your way in.
Mental Capacity Act
We explain what the Mental Capacity Act is, and how the law supports and protects those who are finding it difficult to make decisions.
Dealing with behavioural changes
As a person’s dementia develops over time, their behaviour may change. Know what to expect and prepare yourself if you care for someone with dementia.
Read about correctly storing medication and how using a pill dispenser can help you take medication as prescribed.
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Read about how personal alarms can help older people feel safer at home and remain independent for longer.