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Dementia and Related Cognitive Disorders

Dementia is an umbrella term for different types of cognitive impairment, including Alzheimer's disease. Learn more about what causes changes in memory, communication, and functioning.
Woman with Dementia and Her Baby Doll
Pros and Cons of Doll Therapy in Dementia
Puzzle of elderly woman with missing piece
Dying From Dementia With Late-Stage Symptoms
Sometimes, Foul Language Occurs in Dementia
Why Foul Language Occurs in Dementia and How to Respond
Nurse talking to older man in home
Why Do Some People With Dementia Cry and Call Out?
Capgras Syndrome in Lewy Body Dementia
Capgras Syndrome in Lewy Body Dementia
Spoons of different spices
Complementary and Alternative Treatments for Dementia
A woman with Alzheimer's looking out the window
Differences Between Dementia and Alzheimer's
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Pick's Disease: Behavioral Frontotemporal Dementia
Frontotemporal Dementia (Pick's Disease)
Frontotemporal Dementia (Pick's Disease) Overview
Quality of Life in Lewy Body Dementia
8 Tips on Coping and Living Life With Lewy Body Dementia
Dizzyness and Fainting Can Be A Symptom of Lewy Body Dementia
Less Common Symptoms of Lewy Body Dementia
Woman having trouble speaking
Primary Progressive Aphasia: Symptoms, Types, Treatment
huntington's disease genetic test
Genetic Testing for Huntington's Disease
Anger and Aggression in Dementia Can Be Challenging
How to Respond to Anger and Aggression in Dementia
Lewy Body Dementia Is One Kind of Dementia
Lewy Body Dementia Symptoms, Treatment and Prognosis
Alcohol Dementia Requires Treatment
Alcohol Dementia: What Is Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome?
Pain Can Be One Physical Cause of Challenging Behaviors in Dementia
Physical Causes of Challenging Behaviors in Dementia
Caregiver standing with older man in wheel chair
12 Things About Dementia People Wish They'd Known Earlier
Man with Younger Onset Dementia and His Family
Young People With Dementia (Early Onset Alzheimer's)
Senior mother and daughter hugging
Delusions in Dementia: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Coping
Researchers Study Cortical and Subcortical Images of the Brain
Differences Between Cortical and Subcortical Dementia
Physician Explaining Lewy Body Dementia
Stages and Progression of Lewy Body Dementia
An older man sitting on the edge of his bed
When Someone With Dementia Talks About Suicide
Cropped Hand Of Doctor Examining Senior Woman At Hospital
Difference Between Alzheimer's and Lewy Body Dementia
hip fracture
The Dangers of Hip Fractures in Dementia
Older gentleman playing a puzzle
Differences Between Delirium and Dementia
Prescription pills in pile
Can Too Many Medications Cause Symptoms of Dementia?
One sad pensive senior Indian woman looking up
Responding to and Treating Hallucinations in Dementia
Symptoms of Depression in Dementia
Recognizing the Symptoms of Depression in Dementia
The Amazing Brain: Alzheimer's vs. Vascular Dementia
Differences Between Alzheimer's and Vascular Dementia
Adult Son Comforting Father Suffering With Dementia - stock photo
Mixed Dementia Symptoms and Treatment
Eating Breakfast Together Can Be an Important Morning Routine
The Benefits of Routines for People With Dementia
Physicians Reviewing Test Results
7 Reasons Why Pick's Disease Is So Challenging
Surgery to Place a Feeding Tube
Questions About Feeding Tubes in Late-Stage Dementia
Huntington's Disease (HD): Overview and More
Senior woman with heart attack and headache fall down at home
Common Causes of Falls in People With Dementia
Orientation to Date and Time
What Does Oriented x1, x2, x3 and x4 Mean in Dementia?
Senior woman covering face with her hands
Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia
Vitamin B12 Deficiency Can Mimic Alzheimer's Disease
Is It Alzheimer's Disease or Vitamin B12 Deficiency?
Brain scans, MRI scans
What is Cerebral (Brain) Atrophy?
Illustration of a brain
Binswanger's Disease Symptoms, Treatment, and Prognosis
Leaking tap
10 Causes of Potentially Reversible Dementia Symptoms
Robin Williams Was Reported to Have Suffered from Lewy Body Dementia
Parkinson's Dementia vs. Dementia with Lewy Bodies
Hoarding in Dementia
Examining the Link Between Hoarding and Dementia
An older man reading book on a dock
Factors that Increase Your Risk of Lewy Body Dementia
Older woman talking with doctor
12 Things to Ask the Doctor After a Dementia Diagnosis
Pensive senior woman
Does Vascular Dementia Have Stages?
Woman checking her blood pressure
Vascular Dementia: Overview and More
IV Use in Late Stage Dementia
When to Use Antibiotics in Late-Stage Dementia
Assistant In The Community Center Giving Advice To A Senior Man
Various Types and Causes of Dementia
People with dementia do not sleep well due to changes in the brain affecting the circadian rhythm and issues related to institutionalization causing insomnia
Sleep Disruption May Be an Early Sign of Dementia
Caregiver giving medicine to senior man at home
Research Highlights Risk of Haldol and Dementia
IV Hydration in Late-Stage Dementia
IV Fluids for Hydration in Late-Stage Dementia
13 Different Kinds of Dementia - Symptoms and Prognosis
Delirium Can Affect Mortality and Dementia Risk
Delirium: Higher Mortality Rate and Risk of Dementia
Two Senior Woman Reading Newspaper
Reading During Different Stages of Dementia
Dementia Support Group
The 7 Best Dementia Support Groups of 2021