Knowing more about the brain may help someone caring for a person with dementia to understand the condition and support them better.
The symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease are generally mild to start with, but they get worse over time and start to interfere with daily life. Read how the symptoms can progress.
See our key publications about dementia, including factsheets, booklets and accessible resources.
There are many diseases that result in dementia. The causes of some of the most common types of dementia are described on this page.