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Dementia Action Week

All this week is Dementia Action Week – encouraging people to take action to improve the lives of those affected by dementia and work to create a dementia-friendly UK, where those with dementia do not feel excluded.

850,000 people in the UK who are affected by dementia. This includes 40,000 people under the age of 65 with early onset dementia.

The number of people who have dementia in the UK is expected to reach 2million by the year 2051.

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