Getting well, staying well

No matter how lucky or careful a person is, it is practically impossible to spend all one’s days without illness. When confronted with a life-changing health condition, there are many important ways one can take charge and manage it effectively. In this series, we take a close look at the things you should know in order to be the best custodian of your own wellness.

Difference Between Alzheimer's and Dementia
Brain and Nervous System

What's the Difference Between Alzheimer's and Dementia?

People often refer to dementia and Alzheimer's disease interchangeably, but the two terms aren't synonymous. By learning more about how they differ, you can better understand the challenges associated with them that may be affecting you or a loved one.