Dementia vs Alzheimer’s
Dementia and Alzheimer’s are terms that are often confused. Dr. Rangaraj Gopalraj Geriatrician with UofL Physicians provides an easy-to-remember explanation: “Dementia is an umbrella term used to describe memory problems that could be caused by a number of factors. Alzheimer’s is one particular reason a person can have dementia.”
Don’t rule out technology when visiting senior loved ones. Depending on their interests, the Internet is a great source to share and explore information, especially for those confined to their home.
Source: Dr. Rangaraj Gopalraj Geriatrician with UofL Physicians