Dementia is a term which describes a range of conditions which cause damage to our brain. This damage affects memory, thinking, language and our ability to perform everyday tasks.

This section will help you to understand different types of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, how dementia can progress and what treatments may be available.

 

Worried about dementia?

Worried about dementia?

Find out about signs and symptoms and how a diagnosis is made

What is dementia?

What is dementia?

Find out about types of dementia and treatments

Progression & stages

Progression & stages

Information about the progression of dementia.

Next Steps after Diagnosis

Next Steps after Diagnosis

If you or your loved one have been diagnosed with dementia, find out about steps you can take.

More information

About Alzheimer Ireland

The Society was founded in 1982 by a small group of people who were caring for a family member with Alzheimer's Disease or a related dementia. Find out what we docontact us and more

About our services

We offer a range of services for people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, their families and carers. All our services operate using the philosophy of person centred care.

Featured Events

Fundraising is an extremely important source of revenue for our services and takes place locally across Ireland as well as through national events and campaigns. We aim is to raise €5 million a year.

Campaigns

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland has, since it was founded, campaigned on behalf of people with dementia and their carers to improve the lives of all those affected by dementia.

Shop

We have many items available for sale through our shop. Buy these items will help raise much needed funds for The Society to continue providing vital service all around the country.