On 19 March 2013, people living with younger onset dementia and their carers came together at the Dementia Australia National Summit, Younger Onset Dementia: A New Horizon? to identify priorities to improve care and support for individuals with younger onset dementia. Find out more about the 2013 summit here. Younger onset dementia: A new horizon? (2013) (PDF, 261 KB).
This is a collection of very personal stories containing insights into living with younger onset dementia. In our own words (2009) (PDF, 365 KB).
Understanding Younger Onset Dementia is a practice- and evidence-based booklet summarising the neuropathology and characteristics of the different dementias occurring in younger adults under 65 years of age. This booklet provides information of assistance to health professionals and others on the different types of dementia diagnosed in younger people and explains many of the characteristics of the associated changes that occur with younger onset dementias. Understanding younger onset dementia (2008) (PDF, 808 KB).
Younger onset dementia forum
This forum provides a place where younger people with dementia, their families, carers and friends can gather and share information. It provides a place to share your stories, connect with others in a similar situation, ask questions and share information.
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