In 2017, Laura found out she carries a rare gene which means she will develop early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Now she’s using the Dementia Revolution to speak out about her diagnosis.
Mum-of-two Carla Bramall began showing the symptoms of dementia at just 30-years-old, and she was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s at just 36. Now 39, Carla is bedbound in a care home, unable to recognise her family or even speak or move her head. Carla’s mum Rita Pepper and brother Lee Bramall have decided to speak…
This Christmas, it is more important than ever to support everyone affected by dementia and help them through the winter months. Alzheimer’s Society have an emergency appeal to help support them to continue with companion calls, and to fund important research.
Rose celebrated her 92nd birthday in February. She has dementia and lives on her own in a flat in the London borough of Tower Hamlets. With the support of family, carers and Alzheimer’s Society, Rose has lived on her own since her husband died 30 years ago. In this film Rose, her daughter Sue, and…
Tracey, 51, who was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia, talks about her dementia journey from diagnosis to the support she has received from Alzheimer’s Society.
Themiya’s father Gunasena was always very independent, so it worried her when he began to experience hallucinations and falls.
“There’s no connection between the brain and my eyes. The connection has been broken.” Dementia isn’t all about memory loss. Watch Trina’s story about her life with posterior cortical atrophy, a rare visual form of Alzheimer’s.