Alzheimer's Society factsheets cover a wide range of dementia-related topics. The factsheets can be accessed via the links below.

You can also download PDFs of each factsheet in large-print format. These use size 16 font, making them more accessible for people with a visual impairment. To download a PDF, just follow the link at the top, side or bottom of the factsheet webpage.

To purchase printed copies of any of the factsheets*, please phone 0300 303 5933 or email orders@alzheimers.org.uk

The most popular factsheets are also available in audio format. You can order CDs or cassettes by contacting  the Publishing team, or you can listen to audio factsheets online.

A list of sources is available on request. 


Causes of dementia, progression and drug treatments



Emotional and practical support


Health and social care


Legal and financial information


*Up to six sheets are free; further copies cost 20p each.