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What is dementia?

Dementia is caused by
different diseases of the brain

These diseases affect the parts of the brain which are normally used for learning, memory & language

Are you, or someone you know,
worried about Dementia?

Find services and support near you

Get involved

Take small practical steps to help build compassionate communities that provide vital social support to those experiencing dementia.

We can all make a difference!

11 people a day develop dementia. People just like you.

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Understand Together Campaign

Understand Together is a public support, awareness and information campaign led by HSE, working with The Alzheimer Society of Ireland and Genio campaign

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland are working with the HSE to make this campaign a success.

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Genio continues to support social service transformation with this campaign.

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Over 30 Campaign Partners from across society are supporting Understand Together.

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