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What’s the difference between Dementia and Alzheimer’s?

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Monday is World Alzheimer’s Day.

John Kindred with Right at Home stopped by 24-Hour News 8 to explain the difference between Dementia and Alzheimer’s.

Kindred said that memory loss that disrupts everyday life is not a normal part of aging. This could be a sign of dementia, which is a gradual and progressive decline in memory thinking and reasoning skills.

He also said that Alzheimer’s is a disease and Dementia is a symptom.

He says the best thing to do is treat people with Alzheimer’s or Dementia like anyone else.

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Watch the video above to get more tips on how to deal with Alzheimer’s and Dementia.

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