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Difference between dementia and alzheimer’s

Memory Care: Differences Between Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is a specific form of dementia. As Alzheimer’s disease or dementia progresses, the level of care and assistance a person requires increases. While many families prefer to keep their loved one home for as long as possible, a person who suffers from dementia and Alzheimer’s will eventually require 24-hour supervised care in catered settings.

For example, Alzheimer’s living environments have secured areas to prevent wandering; a common symptom of the disease. And typically, residents in memory care need help with medications, bathing, grooming eating dressing and other daily tasks. Memory care provides intensive, long-term medical care to seniors with serious health and dementia conditions in a fully-staffed and monitored facility.

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