Complications of Dementia

About complications: Complications of Dementia are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Dementia. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Dementia and complications of Dementia is unclear or arbitrary.

Complications list for Dementia: The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Dementia includes:

Complications of Dementia: Dementia causes serious memory, personality, and behavioral problems that the person can not recognize. Someone with dementia may at first remember how to operate an automobile and how to travel to familiar places. However, at some point as the disease progresses, their driving abilities do become impaired. Unfortunately, people with dementia often cannot recognize when they should no longer drive. 1

Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Older Drivers - Age Page - Health Information: NIA

Last revision: July 1, 2003


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