See the questions below others have had at this stage. Click on the link(s) under each question for answers.

What do I do and say when the person I care for does not believe their diagnosis?

Alzheimer’s Society UK: Understanding Denial and Lack of Insight

How do I cope with my feelings of grief and loss after a diagnosis?

Research Institute for Aging: Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program - Living and Transforming with Loss and Grief

How can I get a diagnosis?

Getting a Diagnosis and Preparing for a Doctor's Visit

We have not told our family member that they have dementia; we are not sure if we should.

Communicating the Diagnosis

How concerned should I be about developing dementia if I have a family history?

Alzheimer Society of Canada: Myths and Realities of Dementia

Dispelling the Myths