If you’re becoming increasingly forgetful, particularly if you’re over the age of 65, it may be a good idea to talk to your GP about the early signs of dementia.
As you get older, you may find that memory loss becomes a problem. It’s normal for your memory to be affected by stress, tiredness, or certain illnesses and medications.
Memory services provide assessment and diagnosis of dementia and provide ongoing support and information to people with memory problems and their carers.
We have found the following radio programme incredible useful; it provides an understanding about how Dementia can affect people and some solutions and ideas that people have employed to help them manage and to continue having a fulfilling life (it really is worth a listen):
The Doctor’s Dementia BBC Radio Programme
Staying active is incredibly important, especially if you have an illness like Dementia, the following videos show how you can remain active and healthy and reduce the impact of Dementia on your life.
There is lots of information, help and support available to you. The following are some websites that have useful information.