Dementia test

The relatives are most often the people who first notice symptoms of dementia. Read the 10 warning signs so you know what to watch out for.

Choose the right location system

Location systems for people with dementia utilise different technologies and work in different ways. Here you can see a summary.

Aids for people with dementia

The right aids may help memory or provide reassurance for people with dementia and their relatives – for example location systems and electronic calendars.

Ethical and technical challenges of GPS transmitters

GPS monitoring can save lives when people with dementia wander. However, there are both ethical and technical challenges with the GPS system.

Risk factors

Anyone can get dementia. It is possible to do something about some of the risk factors, while others such as age and genetics cannot be altered.

Communicating with people who have dementia

Body language and the way you speak become more important when language understanding begins to fail. Read the advice about good conversations with people with dementia.

How does dementia develop?

Dementia symptoms are most often insidious. However, sooner or later the illness becomes serious and the person with dementia becomes completely care-dependent.

How do you discover dementia?

Early signs of Alzheimer’s and other dementia disorders most often show up as changes in behaviour, despite many people believing that the memory is affected first.

How long can you live with a dementia disorder?

Once every three hours a person dies in Denmark due to a dementia disorder. Dementia is the fifth most common cause of death in Denmark, but you can live with dementia for a long time.

What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s?

Dementia is an umbrella term for a number of diseases. Alzheimer’s disease is one of several dementia disorders. It is important that the right diagnosis is made.