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Vascular cognitive impairment and vascular dementia

What Is Mixed Dementia?

Read about mixed dementia, a combination of two or more disorders. For example, older adults with dementia may have Alzheimer’s and vascular dementia.
Older woman with mixed dementia

What Is Vascular Dementia?

Vascular dementia differs from Alzheimer’s disease in that it is caused by stroke. Learn about types of vascular dementia as well as treatment.
Serious older woman

Diagnosing Dementia

Doctors diagnose dementia—including Alzheimer disease, Lewy body dementia, and frontotemporal dementia—with brain scans and other tests.
Doctor studying brain scans