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’.

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.



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