Welcome to the Alzheimer’s Australia Younger Onset Dementia Forum. This forum provides a place where younger people with dementia, their families, carers and friends can gather and share information..
Services for younger people living with dementia at HammondCare Horsley. With over 23,900* Australians estimated to have a diagnosis of dementia under the age of 65, HammondCare recognises the importance of providing services that .
What is younger onset dementia? Dementia is the term used to describe the symptoms of a large group of illnesses which cause a progressive decline in a person’s mental functioning. It is a broad term which describes symptoms such as loss of memory, intellect, rationality, social skills and normal emotional reactions. The term younger onset dementia is used to describe any form of dementia .
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..