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Dementia is a common condition. Your risk of developing dementia increases as you get older, and the condition usually occurs in people over the age of 65. Find out more about the condition.

All of our libraries are recognised as dementia friendly environments.

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Large print:Five minutes of amazing, my race against dementia, Chris Graham with Wendy Holden:2018:Large print edition Large print
Author: Graham, Chris, Christopher
Author: Graham, Chris, Christopher
Author: Holden, Wendy, 1961-
Year: 2018
Media class: Large print
Edition: Large print edition
Publisher: Magna
Resource type: Physical
278p ; 24 cm
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Book:Family Guide to Dementia, Everything You Need to Know About Caring for a Loved One, edited by Kate Corr:2017 Book
Author: Corr, Kate
Year: 2017
Media class: Book
Publisher: Unforgettable Trading Limited
Resource type: Physical
120p, 64 Full Colour Illustrations
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eAudio:Dementia, [electronic resource], Kathleen Taylor:2021 eAudio
Author: Taylor, Kathleen
Author: Sarah, Mary
Year: 2021
Language: English
Media class: eAudio
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc.
Resource type: Electronic material
Note: Read by Mary Sarah
1 online resource (audio files (4 hr., 54 min., 47 sec.)) : digital, stereo (audio download)
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Book:Everyday citizenship and people with dementia, edited by Ann-Charlotte Nedlund, Ruth Bartlett and Charlotte Clarke:2019 Book
Author: Nedlund, Ann-Charlotte
Author: Bartlett, Ruth
Author: Clarke, Charlotte L., Charlotte Laura
Year: 2019
Language: English
Media class: Book
Publisher: Dunedin Academic Press
Resource type: Physical
110 pages ; 22 cm (pbk)
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Book:Textbook of dementia care, an integrated approach, edited by Graham A. Jackson and Debbie Tolson:2019 Book
Author: Jackson, Graham A.
Author: Tolson, D., Debbie
Year: 2019
Language: English
Media class: Book
Publisher: Routledge
Resource type: Physical
202 pages (pbk)
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1785924370
Book:Dementia, support for family and friends, Dave Pulsford and Rachel Thompson:2020:Second edition Book
Author: Pulsford, Dave
Author: Thompson, R., Rachel
Year: 2020
Language: English
Media class: Book
Edition: Second edition
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: Previous edition: 2013
302 pages ; 22 cm (pbk)
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Book:My mad dad, Robyn Hollingworth:2017 Book
Author: Hollingworth, Robyn
Author: Hollingworth, Robyn
Year: 2017
Language: English
Media class: Book
Publisher: Trapeze
Resource type: Physical
234 pages ; 23 cm (hbk)
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Book:Somebody I used to know, Wendy Mitchell with Anna Wharton:2019 Book
Author: Mitchell, Wendy
Author: Mitchell, Wendy
Author: Wharton, Anna
Year: 2019
Language: English
Media class: Book
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Resource type: Physical
Note: Originally published: 2018
300 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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Book:Yoga for dementia, a guide for people with dementia, their families and caregivers, Tania Plahay, foreword by Martin Green:2018 Book
Author: Plahay, Tania
Year: 2018
Language: English
Media class: Book
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
256 pages, illustrations (colour) ; 26 cm (pbk)
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Book:Dementia, everything your doctor doesn't have time to tell you, Matt Piccaver:2020 Book
Author: Piccaver, Matt
Year: 2020
Language: English
Media class: Book
Publisher: Sheldon Press
Resource type: Physical
ix, 99 pages ; 22 cm (pbk)
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Dementia affects the brain, making it harder to remember things or think as clearly as before. It's an umbrella term for over 100 different types of illnesses and disease symptoms. Symptoms of dementia may include memory loss and difficulties with day to day tasks, language and problem-solving. Alzheimer Scotland provides information, support and dementia-friendly activities to help make sure nobody faces dementia alone.  

If you need help with dementia phone our national helpline FREE on 08008083000 or contact us by email: helpline@alzscot.org

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