Alzheimer's disease: Understanding your diagnosis

If you have recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, this booklet is for you.It will help you, and your family and friends, to understand more about the condition and how it can affect you. 

This booklet covers some of the feelings you might have and suggests ways of staying positive.

You can read about dementia and Alzheimer's disease. This booklet also includes different aspects of living with dementia including treatments, support and services that are available.

It contains the following sections:

  • Coping with your diagnosis
  • What causes dementia?
  • How does Alzheimer's disease affect people?
  • Treatment
  • Living well
  • Planning ahead
  • Services and support

Code 616, 2016
32 pages, A5 

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