I am a Carer / Family Member
Caring for a loved one with dementia means you and your family face many changes and some challenges. You are not alone, the Alzheimer Society of Ireland is here to help.
Information on how a diagnosis is made, memory clinics and what happens if a diagnosis is made
Tips on how to look after yourself, De-Stress Report, Loss & grief when a family member has dementia
In this section you will find information about signs, symptoms and progression.
In this section talks about changes in behaviour such as unusual behaviour, aggression, hallucinations, delusions & sexual difficulties
Information on legal and financial affairs, health and care needs and driving and dementia
Information on drug treatments available to manage symptoms and how to manage medications daily
Information & tips to help with day to day life, such as communication and safety in the home.
Activities can enhance our self- esteem, help us to engage with the world around us and give meaning to our lives.
Practical advice with eating, sleeping, dressing, bathing etc when caring for someone with dementia
Hear how other family carers cope with the challenges of caring for someone with dementia. Each caring journey is unique for them.
This page discusses how to explain a diagnosis of dementia to children and young people.