Vascular cognitive impairment and vascular dementia
Find articles, fact sheets, and other resources to help you and your family learn about vascular dementia and vascular cognitive impairment.
Read about mixed dementia, a combination of two or more disorders. For example, older adults with dementia may have Alzheimer’s and 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.
Doctors diagnose dementia—including Alzheimer disease, Lewy body dementia, and frontotemporal dementia—with brain scans and other tests.