Memory Loss and Older Adults

Confusion or inability to recall short or long term memories. Often a symptom of a more serious medical condition.

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  • 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.

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  • If a loved one is experiencing unusual memory problems or changes in behavior, what tests should be run to either confirm or rule out dementia?

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  • There are many reasons why a senior’s bathing habits and personal hygiene may decline as they age. Be proactive about finding the root of poor hygiene and remember that compromise is key to the solution.

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  • If Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a problem with memory, why do people die from it? Although the most noticeable symptoms are cognitive impairment, AD ultimately weakens the body's ability to perform the tasks that keep our bodies functioning.

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