The 10 Warning signs (Source: Healthline Newsletter – Article written by Valencia Higuera and Mary Allen Ellis).

 

 

A person must have at least 2 types of impairment that significantly interfere with everyday life to receive a dementia diagnoses.

 

1. Subtle short term memory changes

 

2. Difficulty finding the right words

 

3. Changes in mood

 

4. Apathy

 

5. Difficulty completing normal tasks.

 

6. Confusion

 

7. Difficulty following story lines

 

8. A failing sense of direction.

 

9. Being repetitive

 

10. Struggling to adapt to change.