Dementia-like Conditions
The following conditions can be mistaken for dementia: depression alcohol abuse Acute Confusional States (delirium) side-effects of certain types of medications physical diseases such as brain damage…

Dementia Diseases
More than 100 different diseases can lead to dementia. Some of the diseases are very rare, however. The diseases that can lead to dementia can be divided according to the disease type. Progressive…

Dementia
Dementia is not a natural ageing process, but is always due to disease. Dementia is a condition where brain function is impaired. Impaired memory is the most prominent symptom, although the ability…

My Rights
The progression of dementia can lead you to develop problems handling your personal affairs such as decisions regarding health and finances. Therefore, it is a good idea to consider the future and…

Telling Other People
It is important to remember that the choice to either be open or hide the disease affects both you and your immediate family. It also has an effect on your relationship with friends, acquaintances,…

I Have Dementia
When you find out you have dementia, many thoughts and feelings will surface. What does this mean? What does the future hold? What am I going to do? It may be very hard to believe that this has…