Financial Planning

It is important to consider and seek advice about financial affairs as soon as possible.

When a diagnosis of dementia is made it is very important to consider both legal and financial areas as early as possible.  In the early stages of this condition a person with dementia can outline their wishes, put their affairs in order and if they want to, plan for the future.

Read our updated publication to help you to consider your financial affairs

The Think Ahead website also provides information and a form to help you to put your legal and financial affairs in order.  For more information visit:

Financial Supports for Carers:

If you are caring for a loved one with dementia, there are currently a number of payments that you may be able to apply for, each has a number of criteria which must be met to qualify for the payment. The Citizens Information service provide free advice about these payments and can help you to complete the forms. Call them or drop in to your nearest centre, contact details are below.

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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.

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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.


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.


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.


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