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.
Staying involved and active
Advice and information on how a person with dementia can continue to remain active, including maintaining everyday skills.
Living alone with dementia can present extra challenges, but there are ways to stay independent, safe and in touch while doing so.
A person with dementia may still be able to drive safely for some time after diagnosis. However there are certain things that must be done legally.
Equipment, adaptations and improvements to the home
Using equipment and making adaptations to the home environment can help someone to continue to do things for themselves for longer.
This page looks at some of the devices and technologies that can make life easier for people with dementia and their carers.
Dealing with Memory Problems
People in the early stages of dementia, as well people without a diagnosis, may have mild memory problems. Get practical suggestions for living with these difficulties.