Dementia is an umbrella term for a group of progressive neurological disorders.

There are over 400 types of dementia.


The larger percentage of dianoses in this group includes:

  • Parkinsons

  • Alzheimers

  • Frontotemporal dementia-connections

  • Lewy Body dementia

  • Vascular dementia

  • Mixed dementia



Caring for a patient with dementia includes nursing the family who are often the care -givers as well, and have to cope with losing a person that they are close to.

Information on the type of dementia care options is vaulable infromation as well as finding a support group for the care-givers and patients. 








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