What is dementia disease?

Answer Dementia, often associated with Alzheimer's disease (AD), refers to a group of symptoms that affect brain function. A patient with dementia may have difficulty with tasks like problem solving, lear... Read More »

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Is dementia the same as alzheimer's disease?

Dementia and Alzheimer's disease are different. Dementia is the name for a set of symptoms, such as memory loss and poor judgment, that often afflict those with Alzheimer's disease but can have oth... Read More »

How to Find a Nursing Home for Someone With Alzheimer's Disease or Dementia?

As heartbreaking as watching someone suffer from the effects of Alzheimer's disease or dementia is, it can be sheer agony to have to find a nursing home for that person. Difficult as it may be, it ... Read More »

Is there a difference between dementia, senility, and Alzheimer's Disease or are these diseases the same?

Alzheimer's is a form of dementia.…Dementia is a symptom, not a disease.…"People sometimes use the terms senility... Read More »

EMI and Dementia?

Dementia and other elderly mental infirmities--EMIs--afflict over 30 million people worldwide, according to the Alzheimer's Disease International Organization, which predicts this number will grow ... Read More »