The diagnosis of dementia can come across as a major life-changing event for the person and their relatives in many aspects. The thought of having to live with a life-long condition that impairs one’s social life, career, financial situation, physical and psychological health can create a great amount of stress, anxiety, and fear. It is normal to be worried about what the future has in store for you. In fact, you are never alone to face this. There are millions of people around the world who are diagnosed with dementia and are experiencing similar situations as you are.
The Dementia Forum, a global community specifically dedicated to battle dementia, will be here to support you on this journey. Besides connecting you with others, it also allows you to derive the support and information you need to continue leading a high-quality life. Join the forum today.
When your life and your circumstances change, there are many aspects of daily life that you as a caregiver need to face up to and find out more about in order to enable you to cope. The section titled “Daily Life with Dementia” contains practical and specific advice regarding perfectly normal everyday situations for family members or other close relatives and friends caring for someone with dementia in the home. Click here to learn more.
Life is about opportunities and challenges, even in difficult situations. Being able to see the lighter side and find laughter in everyday situations is vitally important if you are to have the strength to care for a family member with dementia in the home. The idea is to inspire you to look at the abilities that you have together and that you can use and enjoy. If you’re looking for tips and advice on how to create a good quality of life for yourself or the person living with dementia, click here.