Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Is Only One Type of Dementia


Some types of dementia are reversible

Most types of dementia are not reversible

Misdiagnosis, under-diagnosis common

Why are mistakes in diagnosis made?

Medical training must be improved

People can have more than one type of dementia

What types of dementia are often found together?

Why is early diagnosis important?

Treatments work better when started early

Other reasons for early detection

The takeaway

Carol Bradley Bursack

Carol Bradley Bursack


Carol Bradley Bursack is a veteran family caregiver who spent more than two decades caring for a total of seven elders. This experience provided her with her foundation upon which she built her reputation as a columnist, author, blogger, and consultant. Carol is as passionate about supporting caregivers work through the diverse challenges in their often confusing role as she is about preserving the dignity of the person needing care. Find out much more about Carol at