Recognising the 8 signs of Vascular Dementia

What is Vascular Dementia?

Vascular dementia is a form of dementia which occurs due to the blood vessels deep within the brain becoming narrower, restricting the blood flow to the brain. This can happen through a stroke or transient ischaemic attacks – more commonly known as TIA or mini strokes.

Regrettably, it is estimated that vascular dementia affects around 150,000 adults in the UK, being more prominent in older adults. After the age of 65, the likelihood of dementia developing doubles every 5 years.

Helping you spot the early symptoms

As scientists continue to research tirelessly for a cure, we’ve created a useful infographic to help raise awareness for this disease. It outlines the 8 easy to spot, early onset symptoms for this disease. Hopefully, this will help to save yourself or a loved one from suffering in silence.

At Country Cousins, we offer a range of leading live-in care services to help
ease this journey. Whether you are caring for a loved one full time and need
some support, or require full time live-in care, please get in touch with us. We are here, for you.

Article produced on behalf of Country Cousins, leading nationwide providers of Live -in Carers. Check out their website at www.country-cousins.co.uk

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  • 18 January 2021