The right information at the right time can make a huge difference to someone affected by dementia. It can help you to understand dementia better, make important decisions or know which way to turn next.

We found the following post on the Alzheimer’s Society blog page extremely useful. With their permission, we have reproduced the article below:

At the Alzheimer's Society, our publications and resources cover a wide range of topics to provide advice and support whatever your personal situation. Reviewed by experts and people affected by dementia, you can be sure our information is always clear, accurate and up to date.

Take a look at this selection of our most popular titles and get the information you need to live well or support someone else with dementia.

Our top publications about dementia

1. The dementia guide

Have you recently been diagnosed with dementia? If yes, then The dementia guide is for you. A comprehensive overview of information about how to live well with dementia, it can help you make plans for the future. At a time of uncertainty, this practical guide provides vital reassurance.

Download or order The dementia guide now.


2. This is me

This is me is a simple form that can be used in any setting where a person with dementia is receiving professional care. It can provide an accurate individual profile of someone who has difficulty communicating.

Knowing about someone’s preferences, routines, background and personality can make a huge difference. It ensures that care is truly person-centred.

Individual copies can be downloaded or ordered online.


3. Factsheets

Our factsheets provide detailed information and advice on a wide range of issues that can affect anyone dealing with or living with dementia. From practical tips on coping to financial and legal planning, we have over 70 titles that could help you day-to-day and long-term.

Take a look at our full list of factsheets.


4. Living with dementia magazine

Living with dementia magazine is for anyone affected by dementia or who supports the growing dementia movement. Along with stories from people who deal with dementia every day, it showcases practical ways to get involved in a wide spectrum of activities across the Society and beyond. Many of these contribute to making life better for everyone who is affected by this condition.

Sign up for the magazine to deliver them to your door every two months.


5. Translated materials

Are you looking for dementia information in a different language? Or perhaps in an alternative format? If so, check out the range of translations and formats we have available. Audios, podcasts and British Sign Language are to name but a few.

View all our accessible resources.

If you would prefer to discuss this information over the phone, please contact our National Helpline team. They’re available on 0300 222 11 22.

This article first appeared on the Alzheimer’s Society informative blog and the original article with images can be viewed here:

This article was written by Fiona Gilbert: Editor
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