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Reading the personal stories of others can help people who are not familiar with young onset dementia to understand more about the condition and the impact it has, both on the person with the diagnosis and those around them. They also help to inform, inspire and reassure others in a similar situation.
We have gathered together a collection of personal stories from people are living with a diagnosis, their family members and friends, covering a range of different types of dementia and stages.
In addition to the information provided here, anyone with a question or concern about young onset dementia can call our Dementia Helpline for free on 0800 888 6678, send an email to email@example.com or fill in the form on this page or if you prefer, you can book a phone or video appointment at a time to suit you at dementiauk.org/closer-to-home.
Stories of people living with young onset
Read the stories of people who are living with a diagnosis of young onset dementiaClick here
Stories of family members
Read the stories of the family members of people who are living with young onset dementiaClick here
Stories of children and friends
Read the stories of the children and friends of people who are living with young onset dementiaClick here