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Dementia touches millions of lives every day. It is one of the most common yet misunderstood conditions facing the country. It can affect people of all walks of life and ages.

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with younger onset dementia, you’re not alone.

This hub is a go-to place for you, your family, carers and medical professionals for trusted knowledge, resources and support. With the right information and guidance, you can live well with dementia.

Information and support

About younger onset dementia

Younger onset dementia is any form of dementia in people under the age of 65. Dementia is less common in people in their fifties, forties and thirties, so it can often go unnoticed and underdiagnosed. That’s why awareness is so essential. Early diagnosis of younger onset dementia can make a world of difference. Dementia Australia is here for you – and we’re here for the long run. Learn more about younger onset dementia now.

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Understanding your diagnosis

If you've just been diagnosed with younger onset dementia, you likely have a lot of questions and emotions. Learn how to understand your diagnosis now.

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Living well with dementia

With the right information, tools and support, you can be empowered to live life to the fullest. Learn about the changes you can make to help maximise your wellbeing with younger onset dementia.

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Living well for carers

Looking after someone with dementia can be challenging. But you don’t have to go it alone. Learn about how you can get support and take care of yourself and the person you care for.

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Support services and programs

Dementia Australia support services and programs are designed to make life easier for you, family and friends and carers. Learn more about younger onset dementia support services.

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Preparing for your National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Planning meeting

If you have younger onset dementia, the federal government has funding in place to connect you with vital support services. As a registered NDIS service provider, Dementia Australia can help you make the most out of your NDIS plan.

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