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.
Age UK Dementia Connections
Age UK North Tyneside is committed to helping people with dementia and their carers to live fulfilling and rewarding lives.
From social and craft activities, to the services of a specialist dementia (Admiral) nurse, our aim is to assist older people in ‘Making more of life’.
The following radio programme is very useful; it provides an understanding about how dementia can affect people, and provides some solutions and ideas that people have used to help them both manage their condition and continue to have a fulfilling life (it really is worth a listen):
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 a lot of information, help and support available to you. Below are some websites that contain useful information.