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What are warning signs of Alzheimer's?

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Warning signs of Alzheimer's include:

  • Memory loss
  • Trouble planning and problem solving
  • Daily tasks are a challenge
  • Times and places are confusing
  • Changes in vision
  • Words and conversations are frustrating
  • You lose things
  • Lapse in judgment
  • Social withdrawal
  • Mood changes

From: 10 Early Signs of Alzheimer’s WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Alzheimer’s Association: “10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer's,” “Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia,” “What Is Dementia?”

University of California San Francisco: “Alzheimer's Disease Signs and Symptoms.”

National Institute on Aging: "Forgetfulness: Knowing When To Ask For Help."

American Psychological Association: "Aging: When should I be concerned about a senior's forgetfulness?"

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 5, 2019

SOURCES:

Alzheimer’s Association: “10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer's,” “Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia,” “What Is Dementia?”

University of California San Francisco: “Alzheimer's Disease Signs and Symptoms.”

National Institute on Aging: "Forgetfulness: Knowing When To Ask For Help."

American Psychological Association: "Aging: When should I be concerned about a senior's forgetfulness?"

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 5, 2019

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