“I was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s at 55 – it doesn’t mean my life is over”

According to the Alzheimer Society of Ireland, there are over 64,000 people living with dementia in the country and by 2050 that number is estimated to rise to over 151,000. These are stark numbers indeed and throughout September World Alzheimer’s Month aims to shed light on the condition, raise awareness and reduce the stigma associated with it.

While the majority of people with dementia are diagnosed over the age of 65, some are diagnosed much younger – and this can have devastating effects on their lives. Marguerite Keating is one of the 4,000 under 65s in Ireland living with it. She says the signs “crept in” and it took an incident at work before she finally sought medical advice.

https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/health-features/i-was-diagnosed-with-alzheimers-at-55-it-doesnt-mean-my-life-is-over-41942917.html “I was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s at 55 – it doesn’t mean my life is over”

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