Knowing more about the brain may help someone caring for a person with dementia to understand the condition and support them better.
Find out more about organisations who can help with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.
There is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, but there is a lot that can be done to enable someone to live well with the condition. Read about some of the drug and non-drug treatments, support and activities.
Find out why it's important to diagnose Alzheimer's disease as soon as possible.
There are more than 520,000 people in the UK with Alzheimer’s disease. Find out who is most likely to be affected by the condition.
The symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease are generally mild to start with, but they get worse over time and start to interfere with daily life. Read how the symptoms can progress.
This group of pages describes the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, how it is diagnosed, and the factors that can put someone at risk of developing it. We also look at the treatment and support currently available.
In the early stages of dementia, a person’s symptoms will be noticeable and will affect their day-to-day life. Learn more about the early stages of dementia.
The causes of young-onset dementia are different from that in older people. The young-onset of some of the most common types of dementia are described on this page.