Memory loss and dementia - things to do
Keeping yourself occupied can help you to feel better, keep in touch with others and maintain your everyday skills. Alzheimer's Society has advice on how you can stay involved and active.
You can find details of activities near you in our directory.
Reminiscence groups are held in some libraries and can help you if you like to remember past events and chat with others.
Memory cafes provide an opportunity for you, your family and carers to meet with others, ask questions of professionals and learn from the experiences of others.
Arts 4 Dementia have details of upcoming arts events and activities across Dorset.
Stepping into Nature run various dementia friendly activities across Dorset, including gentle walks and activities in beautiful natural spaces.
Alzheimer's Society has advice on exercise and physical activity for those with dementia.
Reading Well books on prescription can help you to understand and manage your health and wellbeing using self-help reading. The books are available to borrow from your local library.