Dementia is a term which describes a number of conditions that cause damage to brain cells. Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia.

Below you will find information about different types of dementia, how dementia progresses and treatments that may be available.


Types of dementia

Different types of Dementia explained

Progression of dementia

Information about how different types of dementia may progress

Treatments for dementia

Information about different medications used in dementia care

Who's who in dementia care


The different health care professionals involved in dementia care

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.