Staying independent People often feel happier if they can remain independent and in their own homes as long as possible. This section contains advice and information to help people with dementia remain independent for longer. Advice Keeping active and involved Advice and tips for keeping active and involved after a diagnosis of dementia. Advice Living alone Advice and practical tips for people with dementia who live alone. Advice Driving and dementia A diagnosis of dementia is not in itself a reason to stop driving. One in three people with dementia still drives. However, over time, dementia affects the skills needed for safe driving. Advice What equipment can improve the home of a person with dementia? Homes can be adapted to make daily life easier for people living with dementia and their carers. This includes using different types of equipment and improving the design and layout of the home. Advice Using technology to help with everyday life Find out what the benefits and difficulties of assistive technology are for a person with dementia. Information Living with memory problems Read some common approaches to living with memory problems that you may find helpful. Advice Memory aids, tools and strategies People with memory problems have suggested some of the following aids and strategies to help remember things. Advice Holidays and travelling Dementia can make it more difficult to travel. Get tips and information on how to go on holiday or go travelling when dementia is involved.