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Mum diagnosed with early onset dementia

Hello, I hope I'm posting in the right place. Last month my mum got diagnosed with early onset dementia aged 62. The diagnosis was a huge shock to everyone in the family. Any advice would be much appreciated as we're not sure what to expect.


  • danWdanW Posts: 5

    I'm sorry to hear about your mum.It's a horrible illness but there's help out there. Try finding a support group, we found it really helpful. Make sure to keep her brain active as well by keeping a journal for example. Also exercise can help, try going on a walk or gardening a couple times a week.

    Here's some more information too:

  • Hi Mary78. I am sorry to hear this! Its the hardest when everything feels unknown, but use the articles on this site to help guide you. Try not to get overwhelmed as everyone is different. Just make sure you have a loving base and patience you'll get there!

  • Mary78Mary78 Posts: 5

    Thank you so much for you support it means a lot to us now. I will try and look for the articles thank you

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