Everything You Need to Know About Vascular Dementia

The term Dementia is used to describe a series of symptoms that affect an individual’s memory, their critical thinking skills, and their social abilities to the extent that it starts to influence or affect their day-to-day life. Here at Integracare, we understand how distressing it may be to receive a Dementia diagnosis — be it for yourself or for a loved one. To help you understand the symptoms, we’re sharing our insights into four types of Dementia with a special focus on Vascular Dementia. What Is Vascular Dementia? Vascular Dementia is the second-most common type of Dementia. The condition can be caused by strokes and other conditions that damage blood flow and block the flow of blood, along with oxygen and nutrients, to the brain, leading to brain tissue damage. Vascular Dementia causes memory loss and impacts language, behaviour, and thinking skills. Vascular Dementia Symptoms General symptoms or signs of Dementia vary depending [...]