Are Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease the same?

Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are not the same thing but are commonly confused with one another. Dementia is a general term that describes a decline in memory, reasoning, or other thinking skills. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that typically causes Dementia. Patients who have Alzheimer’s disease or experience Dementia usually require assistance in performing daily tasks. Watch this video to learn more about the difference between Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. For more information call A Caring Hand Services at (212) 828-4545.