The booklets and links in this section are a source of essential information on different forms of dementia and available treatments.
We always recommend that you speak to your doctor for advice. However, the information on these pages should provide useful background information to help you.
All about dementia – Our All about dementia booklet is a useful guide for people living with dementia, their carers, friends and families. It covers different forms of dementia, typical symptoms, causes and diagnosis.
Early-onset Alzheimer's – Download our Early-onset Alzheimer’s leaflet to find out more about Alzheimer’s in people under the age of 65.
Treatments for dementia – Our Treatments for dementia booklet gives an overview of currently available treatments, including drugs that can help people cope with some of their symptoms, and non-drug treatments.
What is vascular dementia?
This leaflet contains more information about vascular dementia, its causes, symptoms and current treatments.
What is dementia with Lewy bodies?
This leaflet covers the symptoms and causes of dementia with Lewy bodies – the third most common cause of dementia.
What is frontotemporal dementia? – This leaflet provides information about frontotemporal dementia, a relatively rare form of dementia, and its symptoms.
Alzheimer's and memory loss – This leaflet aims to help you understand about memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia
Genes and dementia – This leaflet gives an overview of what genes are and how they are involved in the different diseases that cause dementia, along with information on genetic testing and current research.
Your questions answered – This leaflet gives answers to some commonly-asked questions about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.