You may have come to this website because you are concerned about memory loss, may be worried about developing dementia or have had a recent diagnosis of dementia.
This can be a difficult and confronting time for many people. There is much to find out about and there may be uncertainty and fear about the future. Using this website can give you some guidance and support to work your way through some of these uncertainties. It will help you to have discussions with important people in your life about what matters to you, and put plans in place that express your wishes and choices.
Below are some suggestions to help you use the website effectively.
- The website has a lot of information, but you don’t have to digest this all at once!
- You can store your information on the website if you want and come back to it at any time.
- You may want to work through this website with members of your family or close friends as a way of promoting communication about your wishes and choices.
- You may also find it helpful to talk to your General Practitioner (GP) about any health-related questions or concerns you have.
Dementia Australia has information and support groups that you may find helpful.
Call the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500.