Research shows that just 15 minutes outdoors or engaging with nature is good for the health and well-being of people living with dementia.
It can improve sleep, communication skills, memory, mood and even slow the decline of the condition.
We understand that accessing these benefits is not always straight-forward. Here we have information you can trust based on research and 12 years of working directly with people with dementia, their friends and families.
The Benefits of Nature
For people with dementia, research shows that meaningful outdoor activity and connection with the natural environment can have a positive effect and can slow down the progression of the symptoms. Let’s look at how it does that.
What's stopping you?
When you live with dementia or support someone who does, it’s not always easy to access the wellbeing benefits of nature and the outdoors. Read more about some of the issues you may experience and how to overcome them.
If you live with dementia, or support someone who does, take the time to connect to nature and the outdoors every day. Here’s some ideas.
Useful resources for the friends and family of people living with dementia.
Today, I Will
Our ‘Today, I Will’ campaign encourages carers and people living with dementia to complete small actions to make their day better.
Uncertainty After Dementia Diagnosis: How We Can Help
Here are our top tips for how you and the person you care for can connect with nature — right on your doorstep.
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