Young Onset Planning Ahead Checklist

Being diagnosed under the age of 65 presents unique challenges and there are many topics to consider, including, finances, children, employment, and health wishes. Living with dementia can cause big changes in individuals and families future plans as many need to consider how life needs and wishes may change as a person's dementia progresses. Since there is no cure or treatment and dementia is a progressive disease that can affect reasoning and communication it is important to plan for your future and ensure that others know how they can assist you with putting those plan into action, when needed.