Dementia describes a gradual decrease in cognitive abilities from a once-normal state over a period of time. This category is for sites about the dementias of old age and geriatics. Alzheimer's is one type of dementia.
Related categories 4
Overview and fact sheet on dementia from the Merck Medical Manual.
Definition - Dementia
From a dictionary of terms pertaining to memory processes.
The Mayo Clinic presents a description of the condition, its causes, and methods of coping.
Dementia Advocacy and Support Network International
Provides information about DASN, a non-profit organization. Includes news headlines and resources for the diseases.
An online tool for caregivers and persons with dementia to help recognize, understand, record, monitor and track symptoms. Find information about the types, treatments, Alzheimer's and working with your doctor.
Information and tools on dementia, created for medical professionals and for patients or caregivers.
Dementia: Diagnosis and Treatment
Diagnosis, management and support for individuals and families affected by dementia
eMedicine Health - Dementia Overview
Consumer health resource center providing information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment.
Ethnic Elders Care
Covers diagnostic and treatment issues in dementia among ethnic elders and includes listings for memory disorders clinics, medical news, caregiver advice and information on cultural aspects of dementia.
An explanation of this brain rotting disease found only in a remote part of New Guinea.
NHS Choices: Dementia
Provides information on this syndrome associated with an ongoing decline of the brain and its abilities. Includes a short video and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, complications and prevention.
Patient UK: Dementia
Factsheet on this syndrome where the patient has multiple cognitive deficits and memory loss, including its epidemiology, presentation, diagnosis, investigation, principles of good practice, treatment, management, prognosis and prevention.
Other languages 6