Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

It may be hard to know the difference between a typical age-related change and the first signs of Alzheimer’s disease. The Alzheimer’s Association has created a list of ten warning signs.

Difficulty completing familiar tasks at home, at work or at leisure – People with Alzheimer’s disease often find it hard to complete daily tasks. Sometimes, people have trouble driving to a familiar location, managing a budget at work or remembering the rules of a favorite game.

What is a typical age-related change? Occasionally needing help to use the settings on a microwave or to record a television show.

Confusion with time or place – People with Alzheimer’s can lose track of dates, seasons and the passage of time. They may have trouble understanding something if it is not happening immediately. Sometimes they may forget where they are or how they got there.

What is a typical age-related change? Getting confused about the day of the week but figuring it out later.

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