Dementia is a condition which affects the brain.
It causes gradual damage to brain cells and this affects how a person remembers, thinks and speaks. It will affect how you cope with everyday life.
There are many types of dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common and well know type. Other types include Vascular dementia, Lewybody dementia and Frontotemporal dementia.
Dementia is a progressive condition and while there is no cure there are medications which can have a delaying effect. They do not work for everyone but can be effective for some people.
There are lots of steps you can take to manage your symptoms and live well with dementia.
For more information
talk to your doctor,
call our National Helpline at 1800 341 341 or firstname.lastname@example.org