Read about risk factors for mild cognitive impairment and dementia, and how these can be managed.
Worried about dementia
Access our wide range of publications designed to support and inform anyone affected by dementia.
Knowing how different types of dementia affect the brain helps explain why someone with dementia might behave in a certain way.
Many of the complicated things that the brain does - memory, language, vision - need several parts to work together. Read about functions of the brain and the signals which move along pathways of nerves that connect different lobes.
This page tells you about the benefits of diagnosing mild cognitive impairment (MCI).
Read about the different parts of the brain and what they do.
Getting an accurate diagnosis is important but can take longer for a younger person. Read more about being referred to a specialist and genetic testing.
Worried about your memory? Find out more about short-term memory problems and what you can do next.