The main cause of Dementia is the deterioration of brain function, which affects memory (forgetfulness), concentration, reasoning and even motor skills. Dementia types are often named according to the condition that has caused the dementia Dementia is progressive, which means the symptoms will gradually get worse.
How fast dementia progresses will depend on the individual person and what type of dementia they have. Each person is unique and will experience dementia in their own way. It is often the case that the person’s family and friends are more concerned about the symptoms than the person may be themselves.