What is Senile Dementia?

Vintage wine gets better with age, unlike senile dementia which affects the old

Should we use the term Senile dementia?

What is senile dementia? Is it a dementia for old people?

Much more information is know about forgetfulness and memory problems associated with aging amongst older people nowadays.

In days gone by not much was known about memory loss, confusion and dementias  in the elderly.

It was thought that it was a condition that eventually all old people would get and was a normal condition associated with ageing.

This was known as senile dementia. This is because senile is another word for old. » Read more