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Please note the National Dementia Helpline will be open as usual this Saturday and Sunday, but closed on bank holiday Monday (25 August). It will re-open on Tuesday 26 August at 9am.

Visit Talking Point, our online forum, for 24 hour help and support.

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About dementia

There are many types of dementia, the most common being Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia and dementia with Lewy bodies.

       
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Diagnosing dementia

Diagnosing dementia can often be difficult, particularly in the early stages. The GP should be your first point of consultation.

       

Latest News

Obesity in mid-life increases the risk of developing dementia

Obesity in mid-life is linked to a heightened risk of dementia in later life, concludes an observational study published online today (Wednesday 20 August) in Postgraduate Medical Journal.

       

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Get involved

There are lots of ways you can get involved and support us, from fundraising and volunteering to campaigns, challenges and events

       
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Dementia research

Our unique research programme funds research into the cause, cure, care and prevention of dementia, to improve treatment for people today and find a cure for tomorrow.

       

Help in your area

Find services and help in your area using the map, or search by entering your postcode, town or city below

       

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A-Z of dementia

Take a look at our A-Z of dementia which provides bite-sized information and guidance on a variety of dementia-related topics.

       

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