Video: Three real-life perspectives about young onset dementia

Members of three different families speak about their experiences with young onset dementia.

There are 28,000 people in Canada living with young onset dementia. Each of them, and their families, has a story to tell.

In this video, people from three families talk about their perspectives on young onset dementia.

Natasha and Basil point out that people of colour and immigrant communities need to be better reflected in dementia-care models.

Lynda talks about how technology and support groups have been helpful in her caregiver role.

Tim, who lives with Huntington disease and young onset dementia, explains why advocacy work is so important.

Whether you have a story to tell about young onset dementia, or you are looking for support today, your local Alzheimer Society is here to help.

Find your regional office at or reach our national information and referrals line at 1-855-705-4636 for help connecting. Also visit our young onset dementia hub anytime at