Caregiving and dementia/Topics/Younger onset dementia

Younger onset dementia

This NPA focuses on caring for people with younger-onset dementia.

Overview edit

Although dementia is far more common in the geriatric population, it can occur before the age of 65, in which case it is termed "early onset dementia".[1]

References edit

  1. Fadil, H., Borazanci, A., Haddou, E. A. B.,Yahyaoui, M., Korniychuk, E., Jaffe, S. L., Minagar, A. (2009). "Early Onset Dementia". International Review of Neurobiology. International Review of Neurobiology 84: 245–262. doi:10.1016/S0074-7742(09)00413-9. ISBN 978-0-12-374833-1. PMID 19501722.