Accessing services and support can make a real and positive difference to someone with dementia and their family. Some services are provided by local authorities, others can be arranged through GPs.

The impact of early-onset Alzheimer’s can be significant – people are often working and may have young families. There are organisations that offer advice, information, care, and practical and emotional support.

YoungDementia UK can advise on specialised, person-centred services for people with young-onset dementia and their families. If you would like to contact them for support via email or telephone, fill in the form on their website here www.youngdementiauk.org/need-advice

For a full list of organisations, visit our support page here. You can also ask your doctor.

Early-onset Alzheimer's

This leaflet aims to give an introduction to early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. It’s for anyone who might be worried about themselves or somebody else.

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Alzheimer’s Research UK has a wide range of information about dementia. Order booklets or download them from our online form.

This information was updated in March 2020 and is due for review in March 2022. It does not replace any advice that doctors, pharmacists or nurses may give you. Please contact us if you would like a version with references.

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