BACK TO dementia
dementia vs. senility
[ dih-men-shuh, -shee-uh ]
- a condition characterized by progressive, persistent, severe impairment of intellectual capacity, including memory loss, confusion, and emotional instability, resulting from the loss of or damage to neurons in the brain.
[ si-nil-i-tee ]
- the state of being senile, especially the weakness or mental infirmity of old age.