Memory loss is a distressing part of dementia, both for the person with the condition and for the people around them. However,there are things that can be done to help people manage their memory problems and stay confident and independent for as long as possible. This information looks at ways to support a person with memory loss and offers practical tips and advice on the subject.
This information is written for carers and those supporting a person with memory loss. For straightforward advice and practical tips written directly for the person with memory loss, see Alzheimer’s Society’s booklet 1540, The memory handbook.