From the April/May 2018 issue of Dementia together magazine, a 60 year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease answers our questions
From the April/May 2018 issue of Dementia together magazine, readers share their views on Wendy Mitchell's moving account of living with dementia.
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.