WHAT ABOUT YOUNG-TIMERS?
Alzheimer’s disease usually affects our society’s old-timers, but what about individuals diagnosed at a young age? Youngtimers is a non-profit that aims to provide support and resources to these individuals and families affected by familial/early onset Alzheimer's disease as well as other young onset dementias.
What is dementia?
Dementia is a syndrome in which an individual experiences problems with their cognitive abilities. These could include problems in decision-making, planning, memory, language (either speaking or understanding).
New York Times: for beautiful stories written about other early-onset AD families