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Alzheimer_s-spelled-iStock-514854280Q.What is the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia? 

A. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is one type of dementia among many, though it is considered to be the most common type. Others include vascular dementia, frontotemporal dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, Parkinson’s dementia and normal pressure hydrocephalus. People can actually have more than one type of dementia.

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