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It is often the role of family members or close friends to provide care for a person with dementia –something that can be very difficult. Whether dealing with the changes in the person living with dementia or coping with the effect on your own life, you’ll find a wide range of support available to help you cope with the stresses. Here, you can find out more about what’s involved in providing dementia care and the support available for you. 

How we can help

While caring for someone with dementia can be, at times, a lonely or isolating experience, Dementia Auckland is committed to helping both people with dementia and...

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Changes in communication

One symptom of dementia is difficulty communicating, making speech and conversation more difficult for a person as their dementia progresses. While this change...

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Looking after yourself

Caring for someone with dementia can be challenging both emotionally and physically. It is important to remember that looking after yourself is just as important as...

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Referrals

If you are concerned about memory loss and would like to make an online referral to Dementia Auckland, please click here.

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Providing care - who can help?

Dementia is progressive, meaning that a person’s ability to communicate and engage in activities will decline overtime. Depending on the person with dementia,...

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