Young onset dementia events

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Upcoming young onset related events include   

Angela Hogarth's has written a book, Alzheimer's Not Just A Memory, about her family's experience of young onset dementia.  Angela was 44 and a mum of two small children when her husband was diagnosed.  She is giving a talk about her book at the Biart Lecture Theatre in Chichester at 11.30am on Thursday 25 July.  Click here for tickets and information. 

Young Dementia 2019 is a day-long conference aimed primarily at clinicians which focusses on young onset dementia and is taking place in London on 20 November.  Find out more and book tickets here

Buckinghamshire Mind has relaunched Care in Mind, a service to help those diagnosed with young onset dementia and their family members.  Care in Mind is a six week course, that is available free of charge across Buckinghamshire, funded by HEETV.  The course will create a safe space for people with young onset to meet others with the diagnosis and share experiences, enhance their self-esteem, increase social contact and build a sense of purpose back in their lives. Contact Lizzie Dick on 07944 309414 or lizzie.dick@bucksmind.org.uk

FREE three day Dementia carers support courses for young onset dementia family members / carers are being run by Dementia Carers Count in Edgbaston in June.  Find out more on their website here or an article about the courses here.

Dementia Pathfinders run a two day course, Approaching an Unthinkable Future: Understanding the support needs of people living with young onset dementia.  For full details, visit their website.  Courses will be taking place in Birmingham, Cardiff, London and Wolverhampton throughout the year. 

The Huntington's Disease Association run certified training courses for professionals and bespoke training sessions to educate people about the condition.  Find out more here

If you would like us to share information about any young onset related event, please email us. 

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