Types of Dementia

If you are considering assisted living for dementia care, you may have questions about the nature of this condition. Dementia is a term that describes a range of diseases, and Alzheimer’s is just one form of this condition. A common misconception about dementia is that it is a normal part of aging, but dementia occurs when the brain is affected by disease. Watch this video to learn more about the types of dementia.

There are more than 100 types of dementia, and the most common forms are Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia. When an individual has both of these types, it is described as mixed dementia. Two of the less common types are dementia with Lewy bodies and frontotemporal dementia. Avalon Memory Care provides high-quality mental health care for dementia in Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. Call us today at (214) 752-7050 to learn more about our services and our many locations.

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