Dementia

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Dementia a general term that describes a wide range of symptoms associated with a decline in memory and/or other cognitive skills that are not a normal part of aging. Symptoms, which also include personality changes and issues with language and communication, can become severe enough to reduce a person’s ability to perform everyday activities. Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60-80% of dementia cases but there are many other conditions that can cause symptoms of dementia.
Organizations exist to provide support and resources to individuals experiencing dementia in their lives.

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