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Dementia

Dementia is a significant loss of intellectual abilities such as memory capacity. Dementia has a variety of causes. Treatment for dementia is generally focused on the symptoms of the disease.

Dementia Slideshow: Disorders of the Brain

Dementia is a collection of disorders that affect the brain. Watch this slideshow to learn about causes, diagnosis, treatments, medications and caring for people that suffer from these disorders.

Alzheimer's Disease: A Caregiver's Guide

Watch this slideshow on Alzheimer's disease and get a caregiver's guide to understanding the disease, symptoms and stages.

Alzheimer's Disease

Learn about Alzheimer's disease, a common cause of dementia. Symptoms and warning signs include: memory loss, difficulty performing familiar tasks, disorientation to time and place, misplacing things, and more.

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Image of Alzheimer's

View an illustration of Alzheimer's disease and learn how it progresses and affects the brain during the early, moderate and severe stages.

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Tips for Caregivers

Read the Alzheimer's caregiver guide, written to help caregivers of patients deal with communicating, bathing, and dressing, as well as problem solving and coping with difficulties Alzheimer's patients present.

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Binswanger's Disease

What is Binswanger's Disease?

Binswanger's disease (BD), also called subcortical vascular dementia, is a type of dementia caused by widespread, microscopic areas of damag...

A - Z List of Alzheimer's Disease Topics

Alphabetized listing of articles related to Alzheimer's Disease

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