Alzheimer's Question

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Support networks for early onset

Has anyone else found that the support networks for Alzheimer's are so focused on the elderly (when the disease typically manifests), that there is very little for someone with early onset? My wife is 63, and was diagnosed about a year ago with early stage Alzheimer's disease. Local AS suggests discussion groups, but she won't go because the entire group is much older than she is, and she doesn't want to be made to feel "old". i am sure it would help to get together with others… read more

posted about 2 years ago
A myALZteam Member said:

Hi I am 57 and have early on set dementia and finding it difficult to meet people. Here is full of carers which I respect but would like to interact… read more

posted almost 2 years ago
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