Young Caregivers Unite
Deborah Dewi is a young woman from Indonesia who has recently set up a Facebook page for young carers, specifically under the age of 40 called Young Caregivers Unite. If you have younger onset dementia and your children need support, this is a new online support group that may support them. Her mum was diagnosed with younger onset dementia more than a year ago, and after her fathers sudden death, she has become the main carer for her mum.
Dementia in My Family
Alzheimer’s Australia also have a website for young carers. Children impacted by dementia in their family can now seek information and support from a new website launched by Alzheimer’s Australia VIC today. The interactive, age appropriate site gives children the opportunity to learn more about dementia, watch other children share their experiences in videos, play games and share their own stories.