Living with Dementia

Living with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia can be a challenging journey for everyone involved. This section of our website provides information and practical steps to help you to live well with dementia.

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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