10 early signs and symptoms of Alzheimer note this list is for information only and not a substitute for a consultation with a qualified professional.
1 memory loss that disrupts daily life one of the most common signs of Alzheimer especially in the early stages is forgetting recently learned information others include forgetting important sometimes forgetting names dates or events asking for the same information over.
Or appointments but and over relying on memory aides reminder remembering them later notes or electronic devices or family members for things they used to handle on their own.
2 challenges in planning or solving problems some people may experience changes in their ability to develop and follow a plan or work with numbers they may have trouble following a familiar recipe or making occasional errors.
Keeping track of monthly bills they may have difficulty concentrating and take much longer to do when blancmange a things than they did before checkbook.
3 difficulty completing familiar tasks at home at work or at leisure people with Alzheimer often find it hard to complete occasionally needing help daily tasks sometimes people may have trouble to use hie settings on a driving to familiar location managing budget at work or remembering the rules of a favorite game itiicyowevb 0 to co a.
Television show 4 confusion with time or place people with Alzheimer can lose track of dates seasons and the passage of time they may have.
Trouble understanding something if it is not Gemini confused about happening immediately sometimes they may forget the day of the week but where they are or how they got there figuring it out icier.
Trouble understanding visual images and spatial relationships 5 for some people having vision problems is a sign of Alzheimer they may have difficulty reading judging.
Vision changes repaired distance and determining color or contrast in terms of perception they may pass a mirror and think to cataracts someone else is in the room they may not recognize their own reflection.
New problems with words in speaking or writing 6 people with Alzheimer may have trouble following or joining a conversation they may stop in the.
Middle of a conversation and have no idea how to sometimes saving troubling continue or they may repeat themselves they may.
Struggle with vocabulary have problems finding the fmdmg the gm word right word or call things by the wrong name.
Calling a watch a hand clock 7 misplacing things and losing the ability to retrace steps a person with Alzheimer disease may put things in misplacing things from unusual places they may lose things and be unable to go.
Back over their steps to find them again sometimes they to me such as a may accuse others of stealing this may occur more.
P of glasses or the frequently overtime remote control 8 decreased or poor judgment people with Alzheimer may experience changes in.
Judgment or decision making for example they may rise poor juniority inhenipeialingtwith money giving making 3 bad decision rage amount remark res a may pay eds.
Attention to grooming or keeping themselves clean once a eh 9 withdrawal from work or social activities a person with Alzheimer may start to remove themselves from hobbies social activities work.
Cornerstones feeling weary of projects or sports they may have trouble keeping up with a favorite sports team or remembering how to.
Work mi and 3008 complete favorite hobby they may also avoid being qt ens social because of the changes they have experienced.
10 changes in mood and personality the mood and personalities of people with Alzheimer can change they can become confused suspicious depressed fearful or anxious developing very specific they may be easily upset at home at work with ways of doing things and friends or in places where they are out of their.
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