The difference between Alzheimer's or Dementia

Posted on 06/28/21

As more people are getting vaccinated against COVID-19 and are starting to socialize. As we begin to venture out, caregivers who look after someone suffering from Alzheimer's and dementia are facing a new reality.

The isolation that resulted from this pandemic has had a detrimental impact on loved ones living with dementia. In some cases, the disease has progressed a lot faster than it would normally have advanced.


What can caregivers do to ease their loved one’s pain? Are there resources available? Joining Prepare to Care Podcast Host Charlene James to talk about Alzheimer's, dementia, and help for caregivers is Rebecca Axline. She is the Supervisory Clinical Social Worker at Houston Methodist’s Nantz National Alzheimer Center.

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