Dementia and Alzheimer's: What's the difference?
“dementia is the book and Alzheimer’s is the largest chapter in the book,” says Peg McEwen, psychiatric nurse practitioner with ThedaCare Behavioral Health in Menasha. dementia, which is caused by changes in the brain, is a broad term for memory loss. But it isn’t a specific disease. Instead it describes a group of symptoms affecting intellectual and social abilities severely enough to interfere with daily functioning. - postcrescent.com