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February 22, 2014 at 10:00 AM

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

  1. Memory Loss That Disrupts Life
  2. One of the most common signs of Alzheimer’s is memory loss. Asking for the same information over and over and relying on memory aids like keeping constant notes are a common signs of Alzheimer’s.
  3. Challenges in Planning or Solving Problems
  4. They often have trouble following a familiar recipe or keeping track of monthly bills.
  5. Difficulty Completing Familiar Tasks at Home at Work or at Leisure
  6. They will have trouble driving to a familiar location or remembering the rules to a familiar game.
  7. Confusion with Time or Place
  8. They may forget where they are or how they got there.
  9. Trouble Understanding Visual Images
  10. They may pass a mirror and think someone else is in the room or they may not realize that it’s them in the mirror.
  11. Problems with Words in Speaking or Writing
  12. They may have trouble following a conversation as well as finding the right word.
  13. Misplacing Things
  14. They may put things in unusual places and they may accuse others of stealing.
  15. Decreased or Poor Judgment
  16. May use bad judgment when dealing with money and they may pay less attention to grooming.
  17. Withdrawal from Work or Social Activities
  18. They may remove themselves from social activities or projects.
  19. Changes in Mood and Personality
  20. They may become fearful, suspicious, depressed or confused. They may become easily upset in places where they are out of their comfort zone.

Tags: Alzheimer’s Memory Loss