I have dementia

If you have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or another type of dementia, this is the place for you to start. Receiving a diagnosis can be overwhelming. This section will build your knowledge about the disease, provide tips on how to maintain your quality of life and help you prepare for the future.

Concerned about dementia?

If you do not have a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or another dementia, but are concerned about your memory, read more:

 

 
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Receiving a diagnosis Changes in your abilities
If you have recently been diagnosed with dementia, this is the place for you to start.  Learn about changes in your abilities and how you can make every day your best day. 
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Personal planning Health and well-being
Make important decisions now so you can take control of your future.  It’s important to take care of your health and well-being.
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Disorientation and getting lost Resources for people living with dementia
Take safety into consideration as dementia progresses. These resources can be helpful throughout your experience with dementia 

Last Updated: 11/09/2017