What is dementia?

What is dementia?

Find out about different types of dementia, progression and treatments

Looking After Yourself

Looking After Yourself

Looking after yourself is a vital part of living well with dementia, watch our video to learn more.

Tips for Daily Living

Tips for Daily Living

Information and tips to help with day to day life on areas such as communication and changes in behaviour.

Plan for the future

Plan for the future

Information about legal and financial planning and about driving

Services & Support

Services & Support

Get the support you need, see our services, get support in your county

Younger Onset Dementia

Younger Onset Dementia

Information for people who have younger on-set dementia

Living with dementia quotes

  • Don't be afraid to ask for help — Anonymous
  • ...learn to accept the condition and the changes in your relationship with your loved one, after that is becomes easier.. — Anonymous
  • There is really no 'one' way to look after someone...every person is different and we can only do our best — Anonymous
  • Smile and be patient — Jean, Drumsna
  • See all our publications

    See all our publications

    We have a range of publications for people with dementia and their families, call our Helpline  to have your copy sent to you, free of charge. Call 1800 341 341 or email helpline@alzheimer.ie.

    See all our publications
  • Information Services

    Do you want to meet other people who are living with dementia? 

    We have a range of information and support services including Alzheimer Cafe's, Social Clubs and Support Groups.  Talk to someone who understands, contact our free and confidential helpline to find more. Call 1800 341 341 or email helpline@alzeimer.ie

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  • Dementia Coping Skills for Carers Programme

    The Dementia Elevator Coping Skills for Carers Programme

    This free, online programme was developed to support and educate families and carers, while caring for a person with dementia. 

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More information

About Alzheimer Ireland

The Society was founded in 1982 by a small group of people who were caring for a family member with Alzheimer's Disease or a related dementia. Find out what we docontact us and more

About our services

We offer a range of services for people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, their families and carers. All our services operate using the philosophy of person centred care.

Featured Events

Fundraising is an extremely important source of revenue for our services and takes place locally across Ireland as well as through national events and campaigns. We aim is to raise €5 million a year.

Campaigns

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland has, since it was founded, campaigned on behalf of people with dementia and their carers to improve the lives of all those affected by dementia.

Shop

We have many items available for sale through our shop. Buy these items will help raise much needed funds for The Society to continue providing vital service all around the country.