The Difference Between Alzheimer's and Dementia

Alzheimer's Disease is one type of Dementia. Other types of Dementia incude: Parkinson's Disease, Lewy Body Dementia, Vascular Dementia and Huntington's Disease.

Alzheimer's Disease is the most common form of Dementia. According to the Alzheimer's Association, 1 in 3 seniors living in the United States die with Alzheimer's Disease. It is the 6th leading cause of death in the country.

It is common for a person who has Alzheimer's Disease to also have another form of Dementia, resulting in what is referred to as "Mixed Dementia".

If someone you know suffers from Dementia, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. We can help you evaluate your options for planning and the costs associated with the necessary and desired level of caregiving. We can be reached at (203) 651-5521.

Categories: Elder Law, Medicaid