World Alzheimer’s Month

Find out more about Alzheimer’s disease, including symptoms, development, getting a diagnosis and supporter stories

What is Alzheimer's disease?

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia (around 60% of diagnoses in the UK), although it is comparatively rare for under-65s

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Getting a diagnosis of dementia

If you are concerned about your own memory, or you are worried about changes you have noticed with memory, communication, personality or behaviour of someone close to you, it is important to consult a GP as soon as possible, so that an accurate diagnosis is made

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Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline

Do you have a question or concern about Alzheimer’s? Call our free Dementia Helpline on 0800 888 6678, it’s staffed by our Admiral Nurses, who are here to support you with advice, one-to-one support, and practical information

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Roger and Mary's story

Married for over 40 years, Roger and Mary talk about Mary’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis and how music therapy and their Admiral Nurse Mekala supports their day-to-day lives

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Bahman and Kathleen's story

Bahman had been worried about his wife Kathleen’s mental health for some time when she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. For five years their Admiral Nurse Vincent supported them

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Karen's story

We spoke to Karen about the support that she feels was lacking after her mum’s diagnosis of mixed dementia (Alzheimer’s and vascular dementia) and the lifeline that she was offered by her Admiral Nurse, Marie, pre-and post-lockdown

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