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Early Onset or Younger Onset Dementia

Posted: 9:02 PM, Mar 12, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-12 22:02:14-04

WTVF-NASHVILLE —On today's show, we explore the many issues that can arise due to aging, disability, and unexpected illness. A great example of unexpected disability would be being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s at 50 or even 40 years old. It is not as common as a diagnosis in later years, but it does happen. It has been termed early onset or younger onset dementia and it brings with it an additional set of challenges. Those challenges and steps to combat them are the topic of today’s episode.