Key Points

Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias are progressive, chronic brain disease that leads to functional and cognitive dependence.  There are several types of dementia including Alzheimer’s disease (50-70% of the cases), vascular, Lewy Bodies, Frontotemporal, Parkinson disease and mixed dementias. 

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Dementia: A Brief Overview Handout

Executive Function and Capacity in Older Adults