Dementia and/or Alzheimer’s?

My beloved mother in law died from Alzheimer’s a week ago – the funeral is tomorrow. I feel it is important to keep telling the stories of our loved ones who suffer from this disease.

cm writes

Have you ever wondered if there is a difference between Alzheimer’s and Dementia? Does it even matter? Why should you care?

A few specialists say there are no distinctions and they utilize both Alzheimer’s and Dementia equally. Some specialists find there are a couple of contrasts yet say they all end up in the phase of Alzheimer’s so it doesn’t make a difference what it is called. In the two articles in Lifescript.com, and ALZ.org there are varying opinions.

Alzheimer’s sickness is the most widely recognized reason for extreme mental deterioration (dementia) in the elderly. It has been evaluated that 30% to half of the individuals more than 85 years of age experience the ill effects of this condition.

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5 thoughts on “Dementia and/or Alzheimer’s?

  1. I am so very sorry for the loss of your Mother in law. My Sincere Condolences to you and your family. Take care and be safe . God Bless you all.

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