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.
Read about a research project we funded on finding new molecular pathways in Alzheimer's disease.
Our Easy Read factsheets are for anyone with learning disabilities, to help them understand the issues around dementia.