If you’re becoming increasingly forgetful, particularly if you’re over the age of 65, it may be a good idea to talk to your GP about the early signs of dementia.

As you get older, you may find that memory loss becomes a problem. It’s normal for your memory to be affected by stress, tiredness, or certain illnesses and medications.

The following radio programme is very useful; it provides an understanding about how dementia can affect people, and provides some solutions and ideas that people have used to help them both manage their condition and continue to have a fulfilling life (it really is worth a listen):

The Doctor’s Dementia BBC Radio Programme

Staying active is incredibly important, especially if you have an illness like dementia; the following videos show how you can remain active and healthy and reduce the impact of dementia on your life.

Useful Links

There is a lot of information, help and support available to you. Below are some websites that contain useful information.

Glorious Opportunity

Alzheimer’s Research

Dementia Action Alliance