Watch For These Signs of Alzheimer’s

It is normal for changes in the brain to occur in late adulthood, however there comes a point when those changes may begin to affect daily life. Alzheimer’s is defined as a brain disease brought on by a gradual decline in memory ability, cognitive functioning and reasoning skills. According to alz.org, If you have a senior adult in your life, it’s important to keep watch over these signs as potential onset of Alzheimer’s:

  • Memory loss that disrupts daily life
  • Challenges in planning or solving problems
  • Difficulty completing familiar tasks
  • Confusion with time or place
  • Trouble understanding visual images and spatial relationships
  • New problems with words in speaking or writing
  • Misplacing things and losing the ability to retrace steps
  • Decreased or poor judgement
  • Withdrawal from work or social activities
  • Changes in mood and personality

If you have concerns, please check with your doctor.

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