Practical tips for daily living

There are lots of things you do to live well with dementia. You can continue to do the things you enjoy and try new things.

Read our factsheet Practical tips for living well with dementia.

You can order copies by calling our Helpline at 1800 341 341

Below are some approaches you can use to live well:

Stay Active

Stay Active

Try to do at least 30 minutes of moderate activity every day. 

Socialise

Socialise

Try to keep in touch with your family and friends and with any clubs or hobbies you have. 

Brain exercise

Brain exercise

Keep your brain active, continue to do the things you always did or try something new.  

Build routines

Build routines

Establish routines and daily habits so you have a structure to your day 

Eat Healthy

Eat Healthy

Eat a balanced diet, eat regularly and include healthy snacks during the day. 

Technology

Technology

Assistive technology can help support and enable people with dementia to live more independently.

More information

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