November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month.

Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common form of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior.  Symptoms usually develop slowly and gradually worsen over time.  Early diagnosis is very important!  Here are 10 warning signs or Alzheimer’s Disease:

  1. Memory loss that disrupts daily lifealzLogo
  2. Challenges in planning or solving problems
  3. Difficulty completing familiar tasks at home, at work, or for leisure
  4. Confusion with time or place
  5. Trouble understanding visual images or spatial relationships
  6. New problems with words in speaking or writing
  7. Misplacing things and losing the ability to retrace steps
  8. Decreased or poor judgment
  9. Withdrawal from work or social activities
  10. Changes in mood or personality

Are you a caregiver?  Be sure go HERE to find local emotional support groups.  For more information on Alzheimer’s Disease, visit the Alzheimer’s Association Website.

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