Types of dementia in younger people

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The most common form of dementia and the most well-known is Alzheimer’s disease.  But there are many different types of dementia, some of which are more common in younger people.

They can involve symptoms other than memory loss.  You may see a change in behaviour or personality and difficulties in doing everyday tasks.  Eyesight can be affected or the ability to read or write.

Click on the options on the left to read more about the most common types of young onset dementia.

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