Blogs by a person living with young onset

Gail was diagnosed with young onset Alzheimer’s disease in February 2019, she writes a regular blog Too young for dementia? about her life and experiences.  

Chris was in his early 50s when he was diagnosed with young onset Alzheimer’s disease in February 2020. Following his diagnosis, he started to write a blog called Frozen chips in the salad drawer for his friends and family but would now love it to have a wider audience.   

Howard was diagnosed in March 2017 at the age of 54. He writes a blog, When the fog lifts about his experience of living with dementia.  

Ken is in his 60s and has lived with young onset dementia with Lewy bodies since his mid-50s.  He writes a regular blog Living with Lewy Body Dementia and Comorbidities.

Living with dementia is a blog by Peter. He decided to start blogging after being diagnosed with young onset Alzheimer’s disease to record his day-to-day life and experiences since his diagnosis. 

Suddenly mad is a blog written by a lady who was born in New York. She writes a blog about her experiences living with young onset Alzheimer’s disease.  

Listen to us is a blog written by Martin who lives in Scotland and is living with Posterior Cortical Atrophy. He writes about his daily life and awareness raising activities.  

George is in his early 60s and is living with mixed dementia. He is a dementia activist and writes a blog called Living with dementia as well as I can 

Kate was diagnosed with young onset frontotemporal dementia when she was 49.  She is married and has two sons and lives in Australia.  Read her blog here. 

Truthful Kindness is a blog written by a married woman in her early 60s about her experience of living with dementia with Lewy bodies.  

Wendy was diagnosed with young onset Alzheimer’s disease in July 2014 at the age of 58.  She started writing a blog about her experiences called Which me am I today? and has subsequently written a best-selling book, Somebody I used to know. 

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