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What is life expectancy of late stage dementia patient?

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Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: Dementia

Usually rule of thirds.
3 years mild, 3 years moderate and 3 years severe.

In brief: Dementia

Usually rule of thirds.
3 years mild, 3 years moderate and 3 years severe.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Dr. Ravi Chand
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Dr. Horacio Capote
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Varies

Most people are diagnosed already in the moderate stages.
From diagnosis most live about 12 years. You mention blood pressure so there may also be some vascular dementia mixed in. If health is otherwise ok, this individual could have a fair amount of time. Usually, when people stop walking & feeding them selves, they are near the end. Hope this helps. No matter what, make every day count!

In brief: Varies

Most people are diagnosed already in the moderate stages.
From diagnosis most live about 12 years. You mention blood pressure so there may also be some vascular dementia mixed in. If health is otherwise ok, this individual could have a fair amount of time. Usually, when people stop walking & feeding them selves, they are near the end. Hope this helps. No matter what, make every day count!
Dr. Horacio Capote
Dr. Horacio Capote
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