Types of dementia

What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s?

Dementia is an umbrella term for a number of diseases. Alzheimer’s disease is one of several dementia disorders. It is important that the right diagnosis is made.

What is dementia?

Dementia is an umbrella term for diseases that give dementia symptoms. Read about the various diseases, prevention and other complications.

Frontotemporal dementia

Frontotemporal dementia affects one’s personality, behaviour and language. There are three sub-types which have different effects on the person with the disorder.

Types of dementia

There are more than 200 dementia disorders. Here you can read about the most common types such as Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia and frontotemporal dementia.

Dementia and Parkinson’s disease

A third of people who suffer from Parkinson’s also get dementia. Parkinson’s disease is a brain disease that affects older people in particular. The disease is incurable.