Dementia is a 'working age issue'

World Alzheimer’s Month

Adam Saville
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Dementia is a 'working age issue'

Employers must put in place measures to support those dealing with diagnosis or juggling caring duties

With one in 20 people diagnosed with dementia under 65 [1], the need for employers to support their employees diagnosed with the disease is more pressing than ever, Towergate Health & Protection has warned during World Alzheimer's Month. The firm, previously known as Health Insurance Group before it was taken over by Ardonagh Group last month, said the condition poses one of the greatest challenges yet to a generation of workers either dealing with it themselves or with caring responsibili...

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