New figures from the Alzheimer's Society show that, in some parts of the East Midlands, just four in ten people with dementia are being diagnosed with the condition.
The charity says it's disappointing that the number of cases being spotted varies so greatly between different parts of the region.
Our correspondent Peter Bearne has been talking to one woman who says health professionals repeatedly refused to accept her elderly mother had the disease.
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Tributes have been paid to a 91-year-old Royal British Legion member who died in a house fire on Saturday morning.
Flood warnings have been issued across the Midlands after heavy rainfall.
Most parts across the region will be dry but showers are likely as well as brisk winds.