Although there are 800,000 people living with dementia in the UK, 52 per cent of them are yet to receive a diagnosis, a new survey published today reveals. It also says that 73 per cent of people said it was a difficult subject to talk about.
Almost a third said that they were keeping concerns about dementia relating to either themselves, a friend or relative bottled up.
Ruth Langsford joins Lorraine on the sofa to talk about her father, who lived with dementia and we also take a look at a day in the life of Derek Wilson and his wife Yvonne. Derek was diagnosed with Alzheimer's three years ago at the age of 75,