Alzheimer’s Disease Signs & Stages

Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease:

Memory Loss

The most common sign; includes forgetting recently learned information, dates/events, and repeating questions.

Communication

Difficulties in finding the right word to say, substituting vague or wrong words for items they need or when expressing thoughts. Have trouble following conversations.

Poor/Loss of Judgment

Start making unwise choices, don’t pay attention to personal hygiene, and solving everyday problems becomes difficult.

Changes in Mood/Personality

Experiences mood swings within seconds. May become depressed, withdraw themselves, have a hard time trusting family, can be restless and confused.

Disorientation

Lose track of time and can’t remember months, days or seasons. May not remember how they got somewhere or how to get home.

To learn more, visit the Alzheimer’s Association’s 10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s.

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