This booklet is for anyone under the age of 65 who has recently been told they have dementia. It will help you understand more about dementia in people under 65 ('young-onset dementia') and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia and about making plans for the future.
Young-onset dementia: Understanding your diagnosis includes information on a range of issues, including how dementia can affect a person's relationships, making communication easier, driving and talking to employers.
The booklet was developed in collaboration with younger people with dementia, whose voices are heard throughout the booklet.