In honor of June being Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month, our Dementia Services Educator, Pattie Gaudio, DC, ADC/MC, CADDCT, CDP, answers a frequently asked question: What is the Difference Between Alzheimer's disease and Dementia?
For most of us, the holidays are a time of love, family, friends and sharing. We reflect on the many blessings we enjoy, the importance of family and the traditions we hold dear. At the same time, the holidays can be extremely busy and stress-filled for all of us.
More than 40 million people worldwide suffer from Alzheimer's disease, and that number is expected to increase drastically in the coming years. But no real progress has been made in the fight against the disease since its classification more than 100 years ago. Scientist Samuel Cohen shares a new breakthrough in Alzheimer's research from his lab as well as a message of hope. "Alzheimer's is a disease," Cohen says, "and we can cure it."