The biggest myth is that dementia is a disease! Dementia is simply an umbrella term for certain symptoms that are caused by other diseases – memory loss, confusion, disorientation, etc. Of course, that failing memory = dementia is another myth! Memory loss is a part of the normal aging process and does not signify mental decline.
This infographic takes a holistic look at Dementia – how it impacts life expectancy, diseases that lead to dementia, typical symptoms, methods to ensure a healthy quality of life despite onset of dementia and how to legally plan and stay in control of your life.
Infographic by – Executor.org