Dementia is a disease many don't want to think about. Some helpful info from Alzheimers Research, with a new free guide, worth seeing. A diagnosis of dementia is very hard, whether oneself or a loved one, but many live well with dementia. Becoming a dementia friend helps understanding of how to communicate and understand better people living with the disease - valuable for professionals who come across this increasingly.
Essential information on reducing your risk of dementia Are you worried about developing Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia? Do you want to know how you may be able to reduce your risk? Dementia is not an inevitable part of growing old – it's caused by diseases. And, as with many diseases, they can be cured and there are steps we can take to reduce your risk of developing them. The guide This guide has been created to help people towards reducing their risk of developing Alzheimer's or other dementias. 850,000 people in the UK have dementia and 24.5 million have a close friend or family member with dementia