What is the difference between normal aging and Dementia? Take the quiz below to test your knowledge. To learn more, read the Top Ten Warning Signs of Alzheimer's disease.
a) Yes – Anyone can develop the disease.
b) No – Alzheimer’s is purely genetic.
c) No – a family member on your mother’s side must have had Alzheimer’s to put you at risk of developing it.
a) Can’t remember new information
b) Can’t remember old information
c) Can’t remember any information
a) Alzheimer’s is progressive (gets worse with time) but Dementia is not
b) Dementia is not as serious as Alzheimer’s, it just affects memory
c) They are actually the same thing, just different names
d) Dementia is a general category and Alzheimer’s is a specific type of brain failure
e) Alzheimer’s is treatable, but Dementia is not
a) Yes –You can prevent Alzheimer’s with a healthy diet.
b) Yes – You can prevent Alzheimer’s with brain exercises.
c) No – you cannot prevent Alzheimer’s.
a) No – those with Alzheimer’s usually die from other causes.
b) Yes – Alzheimer’s is ultimately a fatal disease.
c) No – Alzheimer’s is memory-impairment disease, not life-threatening in almost all cases
a) Brain injury
b) Increasing age
d) Heart attack or stroke
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