Types of dementia
This section includes information on some of the more common types of dementia. There are links to Alzheimer Scotland information sheets which explain more about each illness.
Who is affected by dementia, what can cause dementia, how the illness progresses and treatments available
Money and legal issues
Find out how to put your affairs in order, plan ahead for your future care and welfare and appoint people you trust to make decisions if you can no longer do so yourself. You may also be entitled to state benefits.
Palliative care aims to give people reaching the end of their life the best quality care which meets their physical, emotional, spiritual and social needs.
Symptoms and diagnosis
This section explains the common symptoms of dementia, where to get help if you are worried, and how a diagnosis of dementia is made.
Living with dementia
This section explains how to keep as well and independent as possible and where to get help if you need it.
Caring for someone with dementia
Caring for someone with dementia can be challenging and stressful but also rewarding. This section gives information on training for carers and suggests ways of managing some of the challenges you may face.
Research continues apace in many areas. We are committed to funding research to improve the lives of people with dementia now and in the future.