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Alzheimer's & Dementia: What's the Difference?

You may have just come back from a doctor appointment with your senior loved one and the doctor told you that he/she has dementia. You give a big sigh of relief because you are thinking "I am so glad he/she does not have Alzheimer's." And, then you start to think, "What is the difference between the two anyway?" This is an excellent question, because there appears to be a lot of confusion between them – many people think they are the same thing -- yet, dementia and Alzheimer's are two completely different things.

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