Vascular Dementia Articles
What is Vascular Dementia?
Vascular dementia is the second most common cause of dementia after Alzheimer’s. It is caused by brain damage from a cerebrovascular or cardiovascular event- usually stroke, and results in various symptoms dependent on the area of the brain affected.0 Comments
Different Forms of Dementia Commonly Have Different Signs
There's a common misconception that the primary indicator of dementia is memory loss. The reality is that different forms of dementia have different signs. Learn which signs commonly correspond with each type of dementia.2 Comments
An Overview of the Types of Dementia
Dementia is a goup of disorders classified in many different ways depending on the progression and which parts of the brain are affected. Learn the differences between: Alzheimer's, Vascular Dementia, Lewy Body Dementia, Frontotemporal Dementia.10 Comments
What is Multi-Infarct Dementia?
Multi-infarct dementia is a type of vascular dementia caused by numerous small strokes in the brain. The damage to brain tissue significantly impairs an elder's memory.3 Comments
How To Know If Your Parent Has Dementia
Dementia is not a normal part of the aging process. Explore signs, symptoms and what to do if a senior is showing signs of dementia.30 Comments
“Mini-Strokes” Can Have Mega Health Effects
A mini-stroke, also known as a transient ischemic attack (TIA), can seem like a minor incident at first, but these events can have a lasting impact on a person's physical and mental health.9 Comments
Traumatic Brain Injury Could Increase Dementia Risk
Studies that looked at veterans and retired professional athletes found that those who were more likely to suffer blows to the head that cause traumatic brain injury face an increased risk of dementia.0 Comments