A little support makes a big difference

7 tips for living well with dementia

Tip 1

Home life

Your immediate environment can have a large impact on your wellbeing and quality of life.

Tip 2

Getting some space

It can be easy for family and friends to assume that you need help with everything – but that may not be the case.

Tip 3

Feeling heard

It is important to to feel heard and socially included. Try sharing this list of suggestions with your family or care providers and friends to ensure you feel listened to.

Tip 4

Communicating with others

Communicating with others can be one of the most frustrating and challenging issues you may face. It is very common for this to include struggling to find the right words and keeping up with the conversation.

Tip 5

Using clever technology

There are many technological aids and devices available that can make things easier for you if you are living with dementia.

Tip 6

Taking initiative

As you know, living with dementia doesn’t mean you can’t have an active and independent social life. It’s important to stay socially connected to keep from feeling isolated.

Tip 7

Health and wellbeing

Keeping physically fit and mentally engaged can help you remain connected and live well with dementia. If you find it hard to exercise and maintain healthy habits on your own, can ask family and friends to help you stay fit and active.