Help someone with dementia stay connected

Many people with dementia can still have an active and independent social life. This information kit helps you support them to stay socially connected so they can live as well as possible and feel less isolated. 

You can read the information online, download the information to your desktop, or print them out to read later.


Family and friends matter

Our comprehensive guide to staying connected to a person living with dementia.

Get family and friends matter

Tips to assist social engagement

Our collection of quick, easy-to-read help information on dementia and social connection.

Read our help sheets

Dementia social planner

Help people with dementia make social plans.

Get the planner

Making the most of life with dementia

Real stories about people living with dementia and how they stay socially active and connected.

Watch personal stories

Dementia Australia Library Service

Our national library service provides access to a comprehensive collection of print and digital resources about dementia.

Visit the library

Become a Dementia Friend

Small, everyday acts of support and understand can make a big difference in the lives of people impacted by dementia.

Discover Dementia Friends

If you have questions about any of the information included in this kit, you can:

Call the National Dementia Helpline: 1800 100 500

Request a callback using the helpline form

Chat online: helpline webchat

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