Dementia is categorized into four types that include mixed dementia, synucleinopathy, tauopathy, and vascular dementia and vascular cognitive impairment, according to the National Institute on Aging. Alzheimer's disease ... More »

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Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, dementia with lewy bodies, mixed dementia and Parkinson's disease are common types of dementia. Frontotemporal dementia, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, Huntington's disease and Wernick... More »

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Major types of dementia include cortical dementia and subcortical dementia, according to WebMD. They are grouped depending on the part of the brain they attack. More »

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A mini-mental state examination, or MMSE, is a brief test to detect cognitive impairment associated with medical conditions such as dementia, Alzheimer's disease, stroke, tumors or Parkinson's disease, according to the A... More »

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive neurological condition that causes symptoms of cognitive impairment, such as memory loss, lack of spatial awareness, poor judgement or reasoning, mood swings and delusions, according ... More »

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People with dementia sometimes have difficulty swallowing, according to National Institute on Deafness and Communicable Diseases. To meet the nutritional needs of these patients, a feeding system is sometimes required. More »

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Major types of dementia include cortical dementia and subcortical dementia, according to WebMD. They are grouped depending on the part of the brain they attack. More »

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