Age-related memory loss or Alzheimer’s?

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, alz.org:  do you know what to be concerned about and what is relatively normal when it comes to memory issues?

 

Signs of Alzheimer’s

Typical age-related changes

Poor judgment and decision making Making a bad decision once in a while
Inability to manage a budget Missing a monthly payment
Losing track of the date or the season Forgetting which day it is and remembering later
Difficulty having a conversation Sometimes forgetting which word to use
Misplacing things and being unable to retrace steps to find them Losing things from time to time

 

Recognize the signs, but don’t panic.  See your doctor, check out alz.org, join a memory support group.  Please ask for help, its out there.

 

KathyGoRed

 

Kathy Spence, Co-Owner

PA Home Care of Lancaster

2703 Willow Street Pike, N.

Willow Street, PA   17584

(717) 464-2006

www.PA-HomeCare.com

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