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 Living alone Advice and practical tips for people with dementia who live alone. Advice Driving and dementia How does dementia affect your driving? Read how the condition can affect the abilities you need to be able to drive safely. Advice Equipment, adaptations and improvements to the home Most people with dementia wish to remain in their own homes for as long as possible, but as a person’s dementia progresses they may find everyday tasks more difficult. Advice Assistive technology and dementia 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.