Ski instructor struck down by dementia at age 31

Becky Barletta from Suffolk was diagnosed with dementia at the age of 31. Credit: Family photograph

A woman has been speaking of the rapid decline of her bubbly ski-instructor sister who's been struck down by dementia in one of the youngest cases doctors have ever seen.

Becky Barletta from Hundon near Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk was diagnosed a year ago at the age of just 31.

Now she's been given just 10 years to live and is receiving around the clock care.

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