Dementia vs. Forgetfulness

It is normal for everyone to become forgetful from time to time. You may occasionally misplace your car keys, for example. Dementia is quite different from occasional forgetfulness. Dementia is a set of symptoms that includes memory loss, changes in personality, changes in behavior, and reduction in cognitive function.

For more information on the differences between dementia and occasional forgetfulness, watch this video. This expert briefly discusses Alzheimer’s disease, one of the common types of dementia.

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