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Living with early onset Alzheimer's disease: Need to know

A guide to resources to assist people diagnosed with early onset AD to live a full life.

Dementia Australia website, formerly Alzheimer Australia is an outstanding resource full of information on every aspect of early onset AD. Information, advice and support are readily available at every stage of the disease. Personal accounts of the disease offer an invaluable perspective. Kate Swaffer, diagnosed with early onset AD aged 46 and now studying for a PhD in the area, is an advocate for the rights of all people with dementia. She argues for better, more appropriate care and support to enable people with dementia to continue to work and lead a full active life. She offers new insights and solutions in the YouTube video included here. General practical guides are available in a convenient concise format. 

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