People with down syndrome currently live an average of 60 years although some live into their seventies and rarely into their eighties treatment the us food and drug administration fda has not approved any drugs specifically to treat dementia associated with down syndrome. About my friend for friends of people downs syndrome and dementia by karen dodd vicky turk and michelle christmas with illustrations by keith jones 2005 this illustrated booklet describes the dementia process and helps people with a learning disability understand what happens when a friend gets dementia. By alison koop if someone you love lives with down syndrome you may already know that theyre at an increased risk for developing dementia maybe your child sibling or friend has been diagnosed with alzheimers disease and youre having to adjust to a new normal perhaps youve noticed changes in their memory abilities or behavior. The evidence base for the effects of dementia on people with downs syndrome is much smaller than that for older people generally which means that learning disability professionals do not always recognise the condition and do not know to talk about dementia with clients who already have cognitive impairments poor short term memory or . This national charity produces a range of publications on learning disabilities and dementia all of which cost including downs syndrome and dementia for professionals about dementia for people with learning disabilities and about my friend for friends of people with downss syndrome and dementia
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