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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.


Alzheimer's Society factsheets cover a wide range of dementia-related topics. The factsheets can be accessed via the links below.

You can also download PDFs of each factsheet in large-print format. These use size 16 font, making them more accessible for people with a visual impairment. To download a PDF, just follow the link at the top, side or bottom of the factsheet webpage.

To purchase printed copies of any of the factsheets*, please phone 0300 303 5933 or email orders@alzheimers.org.uk

The most popular factsheets are also available in audio format. You can order CDs or cassettes by contacting  the Publishing team, or you can listen to audio factsheets online.

A list of sources is available on request. 

Causes of dementia, progression and drug treatments

Emotional and practical support

Health and social care

Legal and financial information

*Up to six sheets are free; further copies cost 20p each.


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