Sharing experiences and learning from other people with dementia can be extremely beneficial in many positive ways. By coming together and sharing our stories, challenges, and successes with each other, we not only feel understood, but can also learn new or different ways of coping by learning from each other's experiences.
The best thing to do is to approach each day as positively as you can, this applies to the person living with dementia and their informal carer. Easier said than done but here are some tips for you around taking time for yourself each day to relax and enjoy your favourite activities.
As you get older there are some things that you can do to reduce your risk of dementia or delay its progression if you are living with dementia.