Dementia 101 — What You Need to Know!Matthew M. Sullivan
Alzheimer’s disease falls under a larger umbrella of neurological disorders called dementia. Also under the umbrella of dementia are Huntington’s disease, Lewy Body dementia, and loss of cognitive functions caused by brain injury.
While each of these disorders have memory loss in common, each is slightly different. Knowing which your loved one or patient falls under is dire when determining treatment, or when trying to improve quality of life.
Check out the video for a quick tutorial on what makes each form of dementia different, and what makes them the same.