Types Of Dementia
Dementia refers to an overall, progressive decline in mental abilities that is severe enough to interfere with daily life.
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type (or cause) of dementia. As Dr Zahinoor Ismail from the University of Calgary’s Hotchkiss Brain Institute described, “if dementia is your range of pickup trucks on the road in Alberta, Alzheimer’s disease is your Ford F-150.”
There are numerous causes of dementia. Here are some of the main ones, along with their signs and symptoms.