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Vascular dementia is related to Alzheimer's disease but with impairment often more sudden. Learn about vascular dementia causes, signs, symptoms, treatment and support resources.

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Because vascular cognitive impairment may often go unrecognized, many experts recommend professional screening with brief tests to assess memory, thinking and reasoning for everyone considered to be at high risk for this disorder. #dementia #Alzheimers

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from Alzheimer Reading Room

What is Vascular Dementia?

What is Vascular Dementia? Vascular dementia (VD) is a degenerative cerebrovascular disease that leads to a progressive decline in memory and cognitive functioning.

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Vascular dementia is the second most common form of dementia. Though it has no cure, you can still learn to manage its symptoms and lead a joyful life.

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from About.com Health

What's the Difference between Vascular Dementia and Alzheimer's?

A comparison of the prevalence, progression, cause, symptoms and other factors of each of these two types of dementia.

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Vascular dementia is the second most common form of dementia, knowing the symptoms and signs is the first step to caring for vascular dementia patients.

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