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dementia vs. senility

[ dih-men-shuh, -shee-uh ]
/ dɪˈmɛn ʃə, -ʃi ə /

noun
  1. severe impairment or loss of intellectual capacity and personality integration, due to the loss of or damage to neurons in the brain.
[ si-nil-i-tee ]
/ sɪˈnɪl ɪ ti /

noun
  1. the state of being senile, especially the weakness or mental infirmity of old age.

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