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Awareness and understanding of dementia generally is on the increase, but public awareness and knowledge of young onset dementia – where a person is diagnosed under the age of 65 –...

The Smallest Story Ever Told is a new piece of theatre playing as part of The Kings Head Theatre's Festival 45 in North London, running the week beginning 16 November.  The play...


Place your bid for an iPad mini

We have been given a brand new iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi 16GB Space Gray to auction. If this would make the perfect Christmas present for someone you know, please join in our auction to raise money for YDUK. 

Please send your bid to Helen by 5pm on 6th December. The iPad will be sold to the highest bidder. The winner will be notified on 7th December.

Have your say

Pat Woods, Mandy Blair and I were pleased to have the opportunity to represent YoungDementia UK at the UK Dementia Congress 2015 in Telford this November and to share our ideas on support from diagnosis onwards. 

The focus of the Congress was on women and dementia – women living with dementia, women carers for people with dementia and women in caring professions.