What works for us

Learn about the things that have helped young people who know someone with dementia.

What if someone with dementia says or does something wrong?

"When Nan asks me the same question over and over again I just answer it because Nan can’t remember what she said and I don’t want to upset her. ­"


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"My granddad would go through all of the kitchen drawers looking for something and emptying the contents of them on to the counter and my grannie would go around and help him look for whatever he was looking for (which neither of them knew) just so she didn’t make him feel uncomfortable. Sometimes it’s better to make the person feel like what they are doing is totally normal because to them, it is. ­"