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8 Forms of Dementia You Might Not Know About

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 major types of dementia

Did you also know that there are 8 major types of dementia in addition to Alzheimer’s disease?

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 additional types of dementia

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

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

forms of dementia

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Guest contributor: 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 Team Infographic by Be Independent Home Care

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