While there are no defined stages of vascular dementia, the disease does eventually end with death, explains the Alzheimer's Association. As with other forms of dementia, vascular dementia shortens a person's life expect... More »

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 attac... More »

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 ... More »

The seven stages of vascular dementia begin with no impairment, then continue with very mild, mild and moderate, according to EverydayHealth. The last stages include moderately severe, severe and very severe. More »

Severe or late-stage dementia, sometimes known as stage seven dementia, is marked by very severe cognitive decline, notes the Alzheimer's Association. Patients with stage seven dementia usually cannot bathe or dress them... More »

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive form of dementia in which sufferers experience memory issues that begin gradually and gradually worsen, explains the Alzheimer's Association. Alzheimer's disease typically occurs in s... More »

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Clinicians generally divide Alzheimer's disease into three stages: mild, moderate and severe, although the symptoms of each stage often overlap, explains the Alzheimer's Association. Independent functioning may still be ... More »

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