Dementia is an umbrella term used to describe a set of symptoms and behaviours that occur when the brain stops working properly. This results in loss of independent function for that person.
Daily brain exercises may help decrease your risk of developing dementia by building cognitive reserve.
This page will help you to find local services in relation to dementia quickly and efficiently.
If you are living with dementia, this section offers some practical advice on living your life to the full.
Within communities people are taking action, big and small steps that make a difference in the everyday lives of people with dementia. Find out what actions you can take and the supports available.
Businesses or service providers can make a big difference to the quality of life of people with dementia and their families. Find out what actions you can take and the supports available.
A community champion inspires others to make a positive difference to people living with dementia and their families. Find out how you can become a community champion and the supports available.
How to diminish the risk factors and reduce the risk of developing dementia.
One small action can make a big difference to the quality of life of people with dementia and their families.
Throughout Ireland change is happening. People are taking action to create communities where people with dementia and their families are respected, supported and connected.
You can be part of this movement by taking action and joining forces with other individuals, businesses and service providers within your community.
It is easy to do, for example:
With your help we can create inclusive communities where people with dementia
Find out how you can take action as an individual, business/service provider or community champion and the supports available to you