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A person with dementia usually lives, on average, about 4 1/2 years after the onset of the condition, according to the Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation. Of those with dementia, women tend to live longer than men.


The average life expectancy of people with Alzheimer’s-type dementia is eight to 12 years, according to McGill University. However, the life expectancy of a specific individual is based upon age of onset of the disease and general health.


More than 75 percent of patients survive after the first year after a stroke, with more than 50 percent surviving after 5 years, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. The chances of survival depend on the type of stroke and age of the patient.


After a stroke, a person can expect to experience muscle- and movement-related impairments, such as difficulty in walking and grasping things, painful and rigid joints, stiff muscles, and problems with the sense of touch, according to WebMD. An individual may also suffe...


The life expectancy for a person with frontotemporal dementia generally is two to 10 years after diagnosis, explains the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration. The average period of a patient suffering from the condition is about six years and six months to seven ...


According to the Alzheimer's Society, the average life span for a patient with vascular dementia is around five years after symptoms begin manifesting. Oftentimes, the patient's death is caused by a stroke or heart attack.


The average life expectancy after a person has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's is eight to 10 years, according to Healthline. However, this varies significantly among individuals. Factors that affect the life span of Alzheimer's patients are sex, overall health, brain a...