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The Factual Difference Between Alzheimer's and Dementia Disease

Alzheimer’s and Dementia do not mean the same thing although they share certain similarities. To give an example, some experts do not consider dementia to be a disease itself, but a natural deterioration of people’s cognitive abilities when they reach a certain age.
In contrast, Alzheimer’s is considered pathology. It has devastating effects on the patient and the people around him.

UNDERSTANDING DEMENTIA

Signs

As mentioned earlier, dementia may not
be an illness, but a group of brain disorders such as; progressive loss of mental abilities, decisions making, thinking clearly, or even emotional control. In this sense, it affects the behavior, the perception of objects and their environment, as well as the practice of daily activities.

A person who has dementia will need a close monitor because he has lost his autonomy and ability to perform actions such as bathing, dressing or eating. At the same time, the patient’s memory is considerably reduced, being utterly incapable of assimilating ne…