Become a Dementia Friend

Learn more about what it is like to live with dementia and turn that understanding into action. It’s really easy to do:

Become a Dementia Friend

Volunteer as a Champion

Dementia Friends Champions are trained volunteers who encourage others to learn a little bit about dementia. Champions run Information Sessions in their community and inspire others to help those living with dementia live well.

Register as a Champion

Get your organisation involved

If you register your organisation with Dementia Friends, you will get access to resources and information aimed at helping members of your organisation understand dementia and how it may affect a person.

Register your organisation

About Dementia Friends

Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends programme is the biggest ever initiative to change people’s perceptions of dementia. It aims to transform the way the nation thinks, acts and talks about the condition.

Whether you attend a face-to-face Information Session or watch the online video, Dementia Friends is about learning more about dementia and the small ways you can help. From telling friends about the Dementia Friends programme to visiting someone you know living with dementia, every action counts.

About the initiative



Latest actions

Take a #selfie with new Dementia Friends after my sessions by Steve Freeman

Encourage my family to learn more about dementia and encourage 5 of my close friends to become dementia friends, one of which has by Ceyhan Enver-Osman

I'm going to encourage our Grassroots Club to become a Dementia Friend, through our children on the teams and our parents , and volunteers at the club. by Claire Spoors

Raising money were i work onestop by jodie strachan

I am going to visit my grandparents more as my Nanna has Parkinson's dementia. I have also applied to be a volunteer with Alzheimer's Society. by Danielle Jade Bedford

I am becoming a dementia champion for the care organisation I work for by Michelle Morris

I will encourage my partner, friends and family to take the pledge and become dementia friends as well as explore other ways I can contribute to the cause to spread awareness by Kimberley Powell

Encourage staff I work with to become a dementia friend by Stacey Lane




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