Dementia: Timely Diagnosis and Early Intervention

Dementia describes a clinical syndrome that encompasses difficulties in memory, language, and behaviour that leads to impairments in activities of daily living. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common subtype of dementia, followed by vascular dementia, mixed dementia, and dementia with Lewy bodies. Asthe global population is rapidly ages dementia has become a reater concern.  Worldwide the illness places considerable burden on individuals, their families, health and social care systems.