Also known as:
Providence Brain and Spine Institute
Vascular (or multi-infarct) dementia refers to a decline in a person's mental abilities that results from a series of strokes. A stroke occurs when blood flow to part of the brain is blocked, cutting off the blood supply to the brain.
Vascular dementia often progresses step by step, with declines in memory and mental functions occurring each time another stroke occurs. The specific symptoms a person has depend on which area of the brain the strokes have affected. Not all strokes cause symptoms.
is a comprehensive, integrated program treating all conditions of the brain and spine. Our recognized specialists are a partner in your care, using the latest technology and techniques to develop the right treatment and recovery plan for you.