Alzheimer's Society Podcast

The progression of dementia - Alzheimer's Society podcast



The word dementia describes a set of symptoms that may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. Dementia is caused when the brain is damaged by diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease or a series of strokes. In this episode of the podcast Hannah speaks to helpline supervisor Kim about the progression of the different types of dementia. Please note that towards the end of this podcast we discuss the later stages of dementia which might be upsetting for some listeners.