If you can be a friend, you can be a Dementia Friend

When someone you care about has dementia, what they need most of all is a friend.

Living with dementia dramatically changes their life, but they will be affected by more than just the symptoms of the disease. The understanding, care and support they receive from friends or family like you will help them.

They need you to become a Dementia Friend.

You'll learn what it's like to live with dementia, and the simple things you can do to help. Things like:

  • speaking slowly and calmly
  • maintain eye contact
  • asking 'yes' or 'no' questions
  • just being patient

When someone you know has dementia, they need you more than ever.

Turn understanding into action today.
Be prepared. Be proactive. Be a friend.

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