We understand that tips, advice and experiences from people caring for loved ones with dementia can make you feel less alone. Check out our videos and blogs, please get in touch if you’d like to share your experience to help others.

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Video | Make Time to Breathe

Take 5 mins to relax with Emma

Video | It’s OK to be Angry

Hear Lilian and Katherine share their experiences and emotions when living with a loved one with dementia

Are you a Salford resident caring for somebody living with dementia?

Click here to read about Empowered Carers

I was recommended the empowered conversations course to help me communicate better with my mum who has Parkinson’s and Lewy body disease. The exercises we did in the sessions were extremely helpful.

Emma was extremely approachable and easy to listen to, the exercises we did in the sessions were extremely helpful … (she) really made me feel welcome on the course.

Being aware of the barriers to communication, allows me to assess each situation individually, which helps keep a check on old habits, like talking from another room, or looking at the television whilst talking. – Duane, Rochdale.

Find out more

Age UK Salford has funding from the Big Lottery to run free courses for family carers of people with dementia across Greater Manchester. Want to find out more or book on an online course? Click here