What is the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia?

Your grandmother is forgetting where she put her keys, and sometimes she has trouble remembering what day it is. You’re concerned that she might have Alzheimer’s, but you’ve also heard the term dementia thrown around. So, you’re now wondering, what is the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia? Although often used interchangeably, Alzheimer’s and dementia refer … Read more

Dementia Facts

Dementia is a progressive brain condition caused by physical changes in the brain. It causes loss of memory and other brain disorders, and it interferes with one’s quality of life and daily activities. The most common type of dementia is Alzheimer’s, but there are many other forms. Although dementia has no clinically proven method of prevention, … Read more

Home care vs assisted living facility

From home care to assisted living, there are various possibilities for Alzheimer’s and dementia care. Many factors go into determining what will work best in your situation, such as the stage of your loved one’s disease, finances and his or her medical needs. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, there are more than five million Americans … Read more