Dad diagnosed with Alzheimer’s at just 30 is told his toddler twins have 50% chance of inheriting disease

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The early signs of Alzheimer’s and dementia include:

  • Short-term memory changes
  • Difficulty in finding the right words
  • Changes in mood
  • Apathy
  • Difficulty completing normal tasks
  • Confusion
  • Difficulty following storylines
  • A failing sense of direction

“We were hoping to take them when they were older and can remember it, but that is not a possibility now.

“It will mean a lot to be happy as a family, to look back and remember all the good times that we had.”

However with Mr Bradbury unable to work and Miss Evans caring for him full time, they cannot afford the trip without help.

So far they have raised £1,485 of their £10,000 target since starting two days ago and anyone wanting to donate can do so here can do so here.

The money they raise will also go towards helping Mr Bradbury finish his bucket list, which includes activities such as sky diving with his brothers.

Clare Walton, from Alzheimer’s Society, added: “Dementia is not a natural part of ageing and it doesn’t just affect older people.

“Over 40,000 people under 65 in the UK have dementia, including people in their 30s and 40s. The needs of younger people with dementia are very different to those of older people and there is a shortage of age appropriate services in the UK.

“Alzheimer’s Society is currently funding research which we hope will improve diagnosis and support for people with younger onset dementia.”