Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease
Symptoms of Alzheimer's are not easy to distinguish from other normal signs of aging, and include forgetfulness, confusion, wandering and depression. We show you how to spot the signs.
Articles About Symptoms Of Alzheimer's
- Is Alzheimer's disease the same as memory loss?
That’s exactly what I thought about my father—he just couldn’t have Alzheimer’s! Let me answer your question by telling you my story, which if it rings true for you about what’s happening with your husband—you will understand what to do. Click to read the full answer.
- How Memory Loss Happens: Understanding Alzheimer's
To understand why patients with Alzheimer's disease lose their memory, it's helpful to know how the brain creates memories.
- I'm Forgetting and Misplacing Things; Is Dementia to Blame?
Forgetfulness alone is not a sign of Alzheimer's disease. However, for caregivers, it could be indicative of other serious issues like chronic stress, sleep deprivation or burnout.
- 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's and Dementia
The signs and symptoms of dementia vary from person to person, but certain behaviors are common indicators of increasing cognitive difficulties. Look for these red flags to determine if a loved one should seek a comprehensive medical exam.
- GPS Shoes: A New Way to Track Alzheimer’s Wanderers?
People with Alzheimer's disease who have wandered away from home is one of a caregiver's biggest concerns. GPS shoes give caregivers a new way track Alzheimer's wanderers.