Information and support

This section of the website is designed to be helpful to anyone who wants to know more about dementia and where to find support.

Get information

What is dementia?
10 warning signs
Getting a diagnosis

Booklets and factsheets
Information in te reo

Get support

Where to go for help
After a diagnosis

Living well with dementia
Supporting someone
Transitioning into residential care
Personal stories

Useful links

Contact your local organisation

Local organisations provide support, education, information and related services directly to members of their communities who are affected by dementia.

These services may include:

  • Information and education to assist with understanding and living with a dementia diagnosis
  • Support for family, friends and whanāu coping with the demands of caring
  • Support groups and day programmes for people affected by dementia.

Click here to find your local organisation.

Booklets and factsheets

Our booklets cover many questions that people with dementia, their families/whānau and friends may have. Knowing what to expect can help everyone prepare for what is coming, and knowing about what support and services are available is key to living well with dementia. 

Click here to view and download our booklets.