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... What is the difference between Dementia and Alzheimers (3 replies)
... What is the difference between dementia and alzheimers? ... (2 replies)
... Dementia and Alzheimers are often used interchangeably. Alzheimer's Disease is actually one form of dementia. There are many more. ... (3 replies)

... Just like soup is a category of food, and pea soup is a specific type of soup. ... (6 replies)
... I am new to this board, and was wondering if anyone could offer me some advice, and also answer some questions for me. ... (15 replies)
... My mother was diagnosed with Vascular Dementia and Alzheimers. So does anyone know what the progression would be if you have both? ... (3 replies)
... Dad hears people and sees things that are not there. He will get up and have to go take care of imaginary situations and swears he hears people calling him. He does sleep a lot. Usually 12 to 15 hours a night with several naps during the day. ... (6 replies)
... Thank you all for your replies. They were quick. Just took a nap and here they are! ... (6 replies)
... The gals here are right. Dementia is a broad catagory of many different types of conditions that cause cognitive decline. Alzheimer's and Vascular Dementia are both types of Dementia. I have a parent with each. Mom's Alzheimer's has been a constant decline day to day. ... (6 replies)
... Your mother's dementia is caused by the TIA' you noted a vascular dementia. Alzheimers is a slow progressive disease that has specific doesn't just happen one day. ... (6 replies)
... may or may not be due to alzheimer or dementia. It is just her inability for her heart to sustain enough oxygen to provide nurishment to the rest of her organs and she's conserving energy. ... (6 replies)
... I hate to sound dumb but this is new to me and I'm not sure what the difference is. ... (6 replies)
... Dementia is not caused by genetics, and can be caused by normal aging, stroke, even small strokes that over time will cause scar tissue. ... (3 replies)
... Dementia is the broad catagory for those with cognitive and memory loss. Alzheimer's is just one type of Dementia. There are many types of Dementia. ... (3 replies)
... Dementia is a problem with the brain that causes shortterm memory loss. It can eventually lead to problems with everyday activities. It can also cause mood and personality problems. ... (2 replies)
... Dementia is an umbrella word for many dementias.Pin the Dr down. (2 replies)
... Can someone tell me the difference between Alzheimers and dementia? ... (2 replies)
... Dementia is an impairment of thinking and memory that interferes with a person's ability to do things which he or she previously was able to do. ... (8 replies)
... What is the difference between Alzheimers and Dementia? ... (8 replies)
... Dementia describes a group of symptoms such as loss of memory, judgment, language, complex motor skills, and other intellectual function, caused by the permanent damage or death of the brain's nerve cells. It is an umbrella term that covers all types of dementia. ... (2 replies)

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