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Alzheimers: Just One Cause of Dementia

Alzheimers: Just One Cause of Dementia

 

 

If you are confused about the connection between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, you are not alone. The simplest explanation is that Alzheimer’s is a disease that causes dementia. In fact, Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia. We’ll get to other causes in a moment. First a definition of dementia, which is actually a collection of symptoms, or a syndrome, according to Darlene Field, an Alzheimer Care Consultant

Alzheimer's and the Jigsaw Puzzle

Alzheimer's and the Jigsaw Puzzle

An 80-piece jigsaw puzzle. No problem for a 9-year-old. Bit of a challenge for an 86-year-old with Alzheimer’s. Read more.

Her Heart is Strong With Love

Her Heart is Strong With Love

This year, there are toys under John and Mindy Beyer’s Christmas tree — all for 7-month-old Kyler Beyer. Read more.