Do You Or A Loved One Have The Warning Signs Of Alzheimer's Disease?
Alzheimer's disease is not just memory loss related to aging.
People with Alzheimer's disease have a progressive decline in all of their mental
functions -- including memory, thinking and understanding. In addition, they
have changes in behavior. The following list of warning signs is based on information
from the Alzheimer's Association. If you or a loved one have two or more of
the following warning signs, it's time to consult a physician.
|___ ||Memory loss that affects job skills or activities of daily living|
|___ ||Difficulty performing familiar tasks|
|___ ||Problems with speech or language|
|___ ||Being disoriented to time and place (not knowing where you are or what
time or what day it is).|
|___ ||Impaired judgment|
|___ ||Problems with abstract thinking|
|___ ||Frequently misplacing things or getting lost in familiar surroundings|
|___ ||Changes in mood or behavior|
|___ ||Changes in personality|
|___ ||Loss of initiative|
Created: 10/16/2000  - Donnica Moore, M.D.