Monday, February 28, 2011

10 signs of Alzheimer's Disease

          3.  Difficulity completing familiar tasks at home, work or at leisure:  People with Alzheimer's often find it hard to complete daily tasks.  Sometimes people may have trouble driving to a familar location, managing a budget at work or remembering the rules of a favorite game.
                            What's a typical age-related change?
Occasionally needing help to use the settings on the microwave or to record a television show.

          4.  Confusion with time or place:
People with Alzheimer's can lose track of dates, seasons and the passage of time.  They may have trouble understanding something if it's not happening immediately.  Sometimes they may forget where they are or how they got there.
                              What's a typical age-related change?  
Getting confused about the day of the week but figuring it out later.