Dementia is an umbrella term for over 100 different types of diseases and symptoms, and it's possible to have more than one type. What all these diseases have in common is that they damage brain cells, so that the brain cannot work as well as it should.

In Scotland, over 90,000 people have dementia but many people do not understand what dementia is, what to do if they think someone they know has dementia, and how they can help make our communities more dementia friendly. 

Let's talk about dementia.