Whether you are worried about yourself or someone you love, support is out there. Services are provided by health professionals and organisations including GPs, pharmacists, hospital groups, community health organisations and public health nurses. Voluntary and community organisations also offer help.
For 64,142 people in Ireland, their families and their friends, living with dementia is an everyday reality. It is a challenge, particularly as the symptoms progress, but it is possible to live a healthy, active and involved life with dementia.
This section is a clear, concise guide to dementia services and supports. It contains a lot of links to other websites to help you get as much information as possible. There’s also some practical advice for carers, family and friends who are living with dementia on a daily basis, as well as for health professionals.
Real life stories
If you have been diagnosed with dementia, you are not alone.
Support groups help people to live well with dementia, maintaining their dignity and quality of life.
Dementia Cafes provide a warm and welcoming space for people with dementia, their family and friends and health care professionals to meet, and exchange ideas and learnings.
What do I do now?
Find practical advice for carers, family and friends who are living with dementia on a daily basis, as well as information for those who are worried about their own risk of dementia.