Alzheimer’s vs. Dementia: Explained

We often hear “Alzheimer’s” and dementia being used interchangeably. And for the most part, there’s good reason for that. Essentially, dementia is the set of symptoms caused by Alzheimer’s disease, so it’s not exactly inaccurate to say someone with Alzheimer’s also has dementia. But phew it seems confusing — and there are a couple of notable differences. Take a look at this infographic to learn more — and always remember that if you feel you or a loved one is experiencing Alzheimer’s, Dementia, or any neurological disorder, it’s important to contact a medical professional.