LONDON – England – Dementia is one of the most common mental health disorders amongst the elderly and affects a huge amount of those over the age of 80.
However dementia doesn’t just affect those in old age, it also affects around 40,000 people under the age of 65.
There are now more mobility aids, specialist care and information out there than ever to help those who have dementia, or are the carer of someone with the dementia. When it comes to any mental health disorder, it’s always good to catch it as early as possible, in order to get the best help possible.
If you find yourself looking after someone with the disorder, or even if you think a loved one or someone close to you may be suffering with early signs of dementia, there are specific warning signs to look out for, in order to get an early diagnosis.