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Presentation puts focus on Alzheimer's and Dementia

 

October 26, 2019



By KIM E. STROM

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IRONWOOD — Understanding the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia is important because there are techniques and medications that can treat the symptoms, according to Sundi Taylor, program coordinator for the Greater Michigan Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Taylor gave a presentation Thursday at the Ironwood Carnegie Library called Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia.

Dementia is an umbrella term. Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia, and it can be a cause of dementia, according to Taylor. The symptoms of dementia are changes...



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