On Wednesday 16 January, a new monthly YoungDementia UK support group met for the first time in Sheffield.
Almost 20 people attended and after introductions they did silk painting, played table tennis and discussed future activities and the purpose of the group. One of those who attended said as she left, 'Before I came here I had absolutely nothing and I have left with friends. Today has been momentous.'
One of the Sheffield group members, Howard Gordon was interviewed on BBC Radio Sheffield on Monday 14 January, alongside YoungDementia UK's National Development Manager, Donna Chadwick.
You can listen to the interview via this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p06w1jjz Scroll the time bar to 37 mins 40 seconds. The interview lasts approx 7 minutes.