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Do you need support at home?
Living with dementia?
Ron's story

Do you need support at home?

The first step is to contact your council. Find out if you might qualify for their support, and what you can expect from them in our factsheet:

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Living with dementia?

Our factsheet explains more about the different types of dementia and the help available to support and maintain independent living both for you, and your family and carers.

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Ron's story

Just a month after losing his beloved wife, 88-year-old Ron had a fall which left him completely immobile. Ron became very lonely but, fortunately, got in touch with Independent Age and has since found good friends in his volunteer visitors and their families.

Find out how Independent Age's befriending services have improved life for Ron.

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