Living with dementia can be overwhelming, but you're not alone.
From a listening ear on the phone, to a visit in person. From practical tips and advice, to opportunities to connect with others. Alzheimer's Society is here for you - no matter how you need us.
No matter what type of dementia you have, we’re here for you.
Advice on various financial and legal issues that someone with dementia and their carer may want to consider, such as:
- Benefits for people living with dementia, including what you might be entitled to and how to apply.
- Paying for care, including types of care and support, and the amount you might be expected to pay.
- Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) and how you can make one.
Advice on getting help and support when caring for someone with dementia, such as:
- Care homes, how to recognise when someone may need to move into a care home, and who makes the decision.
- Looking after yourself as a carer and tips for managing your wellbeing.
- End of life care, and why planning ahead is important.
Advice on how a person living with dementia can stay independent for as long as possible, such as:
- Driving with dementia, how to keep driving after a diagnosis and when you might need to stop.
- Equipment to improve the home and products you might find useful.
- Memory aids and tools to help someone cope with memory loss.
Publications and factsheets
Our publications and factsheets help you learn more about dementia, living with the condition and support available.