Age-related medications

Refusing to take medication

Sometimes, people with dementia refuse to take their prescribed medication. It is important not to assume that the person is just being ‘difficult’.
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Going into hospital

Hospitals can be disorientating and frightening for someone with dementia, but there is a lot that can be done to make their stay easier to manage.

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Drugs

There is currently no cure for dementia, but there are drugs that can help with some of the symptoms. Here we explain what is available.
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Treatments

There is currently no cure for dementia. However, there are drugs and non-drug treatments that can lessen a person’s symptoms.
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