Dementia Awareness Week is an annual initiative aimed at highlighting issues surrounding dementia. This year it is running from May 17th until May 23rd. There are more than 11,000 people living with dementia in Lincolnshire. This number is expected to reach more than 13,500 by 2020. Find out more about the week ahead and other dementia information by visiting   If you want to improve your understanding of dementia and help to make Lincolnshire a dementia-friendly community you may wish to become a dementia friend. You can find out what this means and how to go about this by visiting