Dementia and cognitive impairment

Writer: Elyssa Morataya
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News that celebrity Wendy Williams has been diagnosed with aphasia and dementia is putting these conditions in the spotlight.

Dementia and Aphasia are both forms of cognitive decline.

“The expectation as we age is either you need to remember everything or you have a problem,” said Dr. Amberrose Reale, “or we also jumped to conclusions as soon as you forget something, ‘Oh, they have dementia,’ and it’s just really not the case.”

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