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.
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:
- Age UK Suffolk: The Chilton Club
- Alzheimer's Society: Side by Side service
- Search Dementia Together Suffolk: a list of local support groups
- Suffolk InfoLink: a list of local support groups
- Young people living with dementia: support groups for people under 65 years
You 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?