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I Have Early Onset Dementia

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        Early Onset Dementia occurs in both men and women under the age of 65. It can hit in your 30's,40's 50's and early 60's. It is listed under Alzheimer's but the symptoms are some what different and the prognosis is not as long. I was diagnosed with Early Onset...
    tinkersfolly tinkersfolly 46-50, F 4 Responses Sep 16, 2009

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    Early Onset Dementia

    I am not elderly but mine seemed to start sometime around 1995 or so. That would be early onset. My memory is failing and my cognative is failing. I am losing my morals as well. I just don't care about morals like I used to. I am also in chronic pain and getting worse. Wish I...
    Darkenedsun Darkenedsun 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 13, 2012

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