Younger People with Dementia Introduction
Dementia is more common in older people. Of about 750,000 people in the UK who have dementia, only around 18,500 people are under the age of 65. When we talk about Younger People with Dementia we mean people who experience dementia when they are under the age of 65.
Whilst many of the issues faced when someone has dementia are the same whatever the person's age, there are also additional challenges that younger people with dementia and their families may face. Click on one of the bubbles to select a topic.
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