According to the Alzheimer's Society, their survey on the lives of dementia sufferers revealed:
- At least 28% of sufferers had given up leaving their homes altogether.
- Almost one in 10 (9%) of respondents said they had to give up all the activities they were involved in before their illness began.
- The survey found 44% of sufferers feel like a burden so avoid getting involved in local life.
- Only two in every five sufferers think their local area is capable of helping them live well with their dementia.
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