Young onset dementia films

Keeping well in tough times parts 1 & 2 (2020)
The coronavirus pandemic has been a challenging time for everyone but it has created additional issues and difficulties for people living with young onset dementtia.  Via a series of Zoom calls, we have collated hints and tips from younger people with dementia who shared their ideas for keeping well during these tough times. 

Leaving Alzheimer's Behind: A Being Patient Documentary (2019)
Peter Berry was diagnosed with dementia at the age of 50. In this seven minute long film, he talks about how he felt after his diagnosis and how he became determined to face dementia with positivity, living life as fully as he can.  An avid cyclist, Peter has taken on two long-distance cycling challenges to raise funds for YoungDementia UK.  This video was produced by

Living a new life (2019)
A film about Des O'Sullivan who is, 'Living a new life' with young onset dementia.  He talks about how his life has been affected by the condition since he was diagnosed with dementia with Lewy bodies aged 60 and how he strives to keep busy, engaged and active.

Simply Life-Giving (2016)
Eight people living with young onset dementia explain what types of support they benefit from, what it enables them to do and why is it, 'Simply life-giving'.

Make a Point About Young Onset Dementia (2015)
In this film, thirteen people whose lives are affected by young onset dementia, make their point about the condition.

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