Worried about dementia

Functions of the brain

Many of the complicated things that the brain does - memory, language, vision - need several parts to work together. Read about functions of the brain and the signals which move along pathways of nerves that connect different lobes.


Diagnosing young-onset dementia

Getting an accurate diagnosis is important but can take longer for a younger person. Read more about being referred to a specialist and genetic testing. 


The MMSE test

The Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) is the most commonly used test for complaints of problems with memory or other mental abilities.