Having been diagnosed with mixed dementia
at the age of 81, he and his son Jamie became active supporters of charity, the Alzheimer's Society.
After being diagnosed with mixed dementia
two years ago, after getting lost on the way home from Pinewood Studios, he became an ambassador for the Alheimer's Society helping to raise awareness of the condition and funds.
This confirmed a diagnosis of probable Alzheimer's disease in 10, and mixed dementia
in the final patient.
Espiritu, Rashid, Mast, Fitzgerald, Steinberg, and Lichtenberg (2001) found self-reported depression in a mixed dementia
sample (about 75% suffered from AD) to predict independently a measure of instrumental activities of daily living.
Levine provides an overview of types, causes, symptoms, and diagnosis; discusses normal aging, mild cognitive impairment, and pseudo-dementia; and examines Alzheimer's disease, Pick's disease, Parkinson's disease with dementia, Dementia with Lewy bodies, and vascular and mixed dementia
Recent studies suggest that pure vascular dementia and mixed dementia
together comprise the majority of dementia cases in some populations.
We do not know the true incidence of vascular and mixed dementia
nor do we know all the risk factors.
Kurita A, Blass J, Nolan K et al: Relationship between cognitive status and behavioral symptoms in Alzheimer's disease and mixed dementia
Margaret went to a memory clinic where she had a memory test and was diagnosed with mixed dementia
- Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia.
Son Jamie said the pioneer of supermarionation died peacefully in his sleep at his home, having suffered from mixed dementia
for a number of years.