About Us

Vision and Mission

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is the leading dementia specific service provider in Ireland.

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland works across the country in the heart of local communities providing dementia specific services and supports and advocating for the rights and needs of all people living with dementia and their carers.

Our vision is an Ireland where people on the journey of dementia are valued and supported.

A national non-profit organisation, The Alzheimer Society of Ireland advocates, empowers and champions the rights of people living with dementia and their communities to quality support and services.

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland also operates the Alzheimer National Helpline offering information and support to anyone affected by dementia on 1800 341 341.

To read about the history of The Alzheimer Society of Ireland click the link to the PDF below.

 ‘Brief Overview of the Founding and 35-year History of The Alzheimer Society of Ireland’ PDF

The Lived Experience

Kathy Ryan

Vice-Chair of our Irish Dementia Working Group Kathy Ryan who was diagnosed with dementia in 2014 shares her story.

Forget the Stigma

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.

Experience of a Dementia Diagnosis

Our two working groups collaborated on a project to to educate healthcare professionals about supports needed when a person receives a dementia diagnosis

Sean Donal O’Shea

Member of our Dementia Carers Campaign Network (DCCN) Sean Donal O'Shea speaks about caring for his mother, Debby

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