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.
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.
This six part series, presented by Fionnuala Sweeney, looks at different aspects of dementia . Through engaging panel discussions, this series delivers research updates, hints and practical advice for people living with dementia, their loved ones, carers and anybody with an interest in the topic.
Episode 1: Chairperson of European Dementia Working Group, Helen Rochford Brennan describes her experience of sharing her diagnosis with her family - 14th September 2018
Episode 2: Dementia and Carers - 21st September 2018
Episode 3: Isolation and Stigma - 28th September 2018
Episode 5: - 12th October 2018