These tips for people living alone with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia are designed to help people cope with changes in memory and thinking, prepare for the future, and stay active.
Find articles, fact sheets, and other resources to help you and your family learn about vascular dementia and vascular cognitive impairment.
Family members who care for someone with Lewy body dementia can get support to maintain health and help doctors and others understand the disease.
Getting help from family, friends, doctors, and other professionals ensures the best possible care and quality of life for a person with Lewy body dementia.
Lewy body dementia is often misdiagnosed as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s. Health professionals, patients, and family can read more about diagnosing Lewy body dementia.
What is Lewy body dementia? What are the symptoms? How is it treated? Read about this progressive disease that is one of the most common causes of dementia.
Vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia (VCID) affect memory, thinking, and behavior. Learn about forms of VCID and modifiable risk factors.
Get advice on providing care for a person with frontotemporal dementia or similar disorder. Learn how to manage home, family, work, and long-term care issues.
Dementia is a loss of thinking, remembering, and reasoning skills. It is not a normal part of aging. Read about the different types of dementia and how it is diagnosed.
A type of dementia called FTD tends to strike before age 60 and stems from damage to the brain’s frontal lobe and temporal lobe. Learn more about FTD and brain changes from NIH.