Patrick is living with young-onset dementia and has taken part in a wide range of exciting activities with Alzheimer's Society. Here he shares how it all started.
Daniel Bradbury, who hit the headlines early this year after being diagnosed with dementia aged just 30, has wed his partner of 12 years, Jordan, surrounded by close friends and family - including their two year old twins, Lola and Jasper.
Other organisations that may be helpful for younger people with dementia.
Services for all people with dementia should try to help them maintain their day-to-day skills and develop new interests if they wish to. This page provides information on age appropriate services for younger people and help with locating them.
The issues faced by someone with Young-onset dementia will be very different to those experienced by someone older. This page includes information on talking to children about a diagnosis, driving and any benefit entitlements.
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 causes of young-onset dementia are different from that in older people. The young-onset of some of the most common types of dementia are described on this page.
These pages explains what young-onset dementia is, including the causes and symptoms, and how it is diagnosed and treated.
Read about The Angela Project: Improving diagnosis and post diagnostic support for younger people living with dementia and their caregivers.
This Easy Read factsheet is for people with learning disabilities. It is about what dementia is and how it affects people.