The Young Dementia Network

An online community of people living with young  onset dementia, their family and friends, as well as professionals working in the health and social care and voluntary sector

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What is the Young Dementia Network?

The Network is an online influencing community working collaboratively to improve lives. People living with young onset dementia and their families are at its heart

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About young onset dementia

Dementia is described as ‘young onset’ when symptoms develop before the age of 65. There are over 70,800 people estimated to be living with the condition in the UK

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Current research studies

Taking part in young onset dementia research can provide an opportunity to contribute to the future of dementia care and treatment and to make a positive difference

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Our resources

A collection of resources created by the Network for people living with young onset dementia, family members, professionals, commissioners and service developers

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Our news and webinars

Featuring young onset dementia-related news and webinars from the Network and beyond

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As someone living with young onset dementia, I need to have the assurance that there are people out there who care and want to change the future landscape.

The Young Dementia Network gives me that reassurance in abundance.

– Wendy Mitchell, living with young onset dementia