Dementia, a loss of cognitive functioning that interferes with independent living, has many possible causes. Two new publications from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) explore the topic:
These resources are jointly published by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), both part of NIH.
For more dementia-related information, visit NIA’s Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center at www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers . Resources about non-Alzheimer’s dementias, including a booklet about frontotemporal disorders , can be found at www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/topics/other-dementias .