Hello I have just joined Talking Point. My mum is in the advanced stages of dementia but is only in her early sixties. When we think back over recent years we can now see signs of when it started but we didn't recognise it as dementia at the time. It is really only over the last 18 - 24 months that it has become apparent to us as dementia and we realise now that she hid it from us for some years. I'd really like to hear from people with early onset dementia or those caring for people with dementia.