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What Is The Difference Between Alzheimer's and Dementia?

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Texas Senior Talk

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Your Host: Cheryl Culbertson, Owner/Founder - Elder Options of Texas

Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. Memory loss is an example. Alzheimer's is the most common type of dementia. Maryjane Kesler, Executive Director at The Cottages at Chandler Creek in Round Rock, TX discusses the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s, early signs of dementia and types, what to look for in a memory care community, costs and ways to help defer the cost. The Cottages at Chandler Creek is a licensed and certified assisted living facility for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia's. The Cottages at Chandler Creek is a privately owned and operated, licensed and certified Alzheimer's and memory care assisted living community. Each resident is cared for based on their own physical, mental and emotional needs in a warm, caring environment that make it home for them. The Cottages have been serving Texas since 1997 and is family-owned and operated by The Cottages Senior Living.