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September is World Alzheimer's Month | Community Directory

September is World Alzheimer's Month

Learn more about dementia

By learning more about dementia and understanding changes in memory and behaviour, you and your loved ones can feel empowered to reach out for the help and support you need.

This month, the Alzheimers Society are encouraging everyone to know the signs and symptoms of dementia so they can get the right diagnosis and support as quickly as possible.

Where can I find a support group?

Help for Adults - Search Results | Community Directory (suffolk.gov.uk) Find a support group near you

Find support to manage dementia and memory loss, including information about living at home, caring for someone and legal matters: Dementia | Suffolk County Council

Dementia support groups

There are many organisations and services which support people with dementia, their families and family carers in Suffolk, including:

Dementia Friends

Dementia Friends logoYou can raise dementia awareness and understanding in your community by becoming a Dementia Friend

Dementia Friends can get involved with things like volunteering, campaigning or wearing a badge to raise awareness. Why don't you be a Dementia Friend for Suffolk?

Dementia action alliances in Suffolk are local groups who are working to create dementia-friendly communities, aiming to create a more inclusive environment for people with dementia.

Other organisations:

World Alzheimer's Month | Alzheimer's Society (alzheimers.org.uk)

Alzheimer's Society - East Anglia - Home | Facebook

Alzheimer's Society East Anglia (@AlzSocEAnglia) / Twitter