This section will help you to understand different types of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, how to reduce your risk, how dementia can progress and what treatments may be available.
The Lived Experience
Vice-Chair of our Irish Dementia Working Group Kathy Ryan who was diagnosed with dementia in 2014 shares her story.
Our dementia advocates talk about how dementia should not be hidden in Ireland and people should speak about the issue openly to take away the stigma.
Our two working groups collaborated on a project to to educate healthcare professionals about supports needed when a person receives a dementia diagnosis
Member of our Dementia Carers Campaign Network (DCCN) Sean Donal O'Shea speaks about caring for his mother, Debby