Monthly Archives: July 2019

Dementia vs. Alzheimer’s: Understanding the Difference

It is not uncommon for people to confuse the medical terms Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Caregivers and family members of elders with dementia or Alzheimer’s use the terms interchangeably in conversation thinking they refer to one and the same thing. In actuality, the two diagnoses are not synonymous and there are many distinct differences between...
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