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Dementia: Missing Pieces

November 3, 2013
dsp By GLYNIS VALENTI - Staff Writer (gvalenti@timesleaderonline.com) , Times Leader

The literal, Latin meaning of the word "dementia" is to "take away" or "reverse" the "mind." While Alzheimer's disease accounts for between 60 and 80 percent of dementia diagnoses, there are an estimated 50 kinds of dementia, with different causes and triggers, but all with nearly the same symptoms and manifestations.

 
 

 

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