Alzheimer’s/ Dementia

Information about Alzheimer’s/ Dementia.

Before I share a link to another site, I want to answer a question I am commonly asked.  One of the most frequently asked questions is “What is the difference between Alzheimer’s and Dementia?”  The answer is simple.

What is the difference between Alzheimer’s and Dementia?

Alzheimer’s is one form of Dementia.  Think of your grocery list.  You might write down that you want to buy vegetables.  But, what kind of vegetables do you want?  If you buy squash, zucchini, or lettuce, you are buying types of vegetables.  It is the same with Alzheimer’s.  Alzheimer’s is a type of Dementia.

Dementia is the umbrella under which all the types of Dementias fall.  This includes Alzheimer’s, Vascular, Frontotemporal, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, Dementia with Lewy bodies, etc…

Corporations interchange the words “Alzheimer’s” and “Dementia” because Alzheimer’s is the “poster child” for Dementia.  In other words, Alzheimer’s is the most frequently recognized form of Dementia.

Another way to phrase this is that Leukemia is one type of Cancer.  Cancer is the umbrella and Leukemia is classified under Cancer.

Natural treatments for Alzheimer’s:

A friend of mine sent me a link to an essential oil that was recommended by Dr. Axe for Alzheimer’s.  Burden Free Caregiving is not supported by, nor is it endorsed by Dr. Axe.  However, his website graciously agreed to share some of his links with you.

Here is the link to leave this site and view that information on Dr. Axe’s website:


Another link to Dr. Axe’s site will take you to a page about natural treatments for Alzheimer’s:


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