About Dementia

In this section, learn more about dementia, including its most common type (Alzheimer's disease), other types of dementia, and evidence-based recommendations on preventing and treating the disease.

what is dementia

What is Dementia?

Alberta and Northwest Territories
February 14, 2024

Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. It is not a normal part of aging.

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