8 Forms of Dementia You Might Not Know About [Infographic]

Dementia is a global problem

Did you know that 47.5 million people across the world are living with dementia? It’s a global epidemic that costs 604 billion US dollars each year.

 

There are 9 different types of dementia

Did you also know that there are 8 types of dementia other than Alzheimer’s? Even though Alzheimer’s causes 60 – 80% of all dementia cases, it’s not the only form.

These 8 other forms of dementia can cause different symptoms and can also be more difficult to diagnose.

 

Find out about these 8 types of dementia

Our friends at Be Independent Home Care in Ireland created an easy-to-read infographic that gives key information about the 8 forms of dementia that you might not have heard about.

It’s useful because each type of dementia is briefly and clearly explained. See the cause, symptoms, who’s most at risk, and how common it is.

forms of dementia

 

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Be Independent Home Care is 100% owned by a group of Irish Nurses who passionately believe that every person has the right to remain in their own home by accessing quality care and support.

 

By DailyCaring Editorial Staff
Image: Be Independent Home Care

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