I have dementia

A diagnosis of dementia does not mean that you will have to change your life dramatically. Life will change to a certain extent, but look upon it as a new beginning that can be happy and fulfilled.

There is no reason why you should not continue to enjoy social activities, hobbies and family gatherings as you have always done.

It is important to keep doing normal, everyday tasks you have always done; it might take a bit longer or you might lose track of what you are doing from time to time but the important thing is to try to keep active and involved.

See our information on various aspects of living with dementia in the following factsheets.

General information

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What shall I do?

> Read more about What shall I do?

Counselling and Family Support

> Read more about Counselling and Family Support

Eating and drinking

> Read more about Eating and drinking

Keeping active

> Read more about Keeping active

Living alone

> Read more about Living alone

Looking after myself

> Read more about Looking after myself

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Did you know?

There are 850,000 people with dementia in the UK with numbers set to rise to over 1 million by 2021. This will soar to 1.7 million by 2050.