Monday, February 28, 2011

10 signs of Alzheimer's Disease

          7.  Misplacing things and losing the ability to retrace steps:
A person with Alzheimer's disease may put things in unsual places.  They may lose things and be unable to go back over their steps to find them again.  Sometimes, they accuse others of stealing.  This mayoccur more frequently over time.
                                   What's a typical age-related change?
Misplacing things from time to time, such as a pair of glasses or the remote control.
           8.  Decreased or poor judgement:
People with Alzheimer's may experience changes in judgement or decision making. For example, they may use poor judgement when dealing with money, giving large amounts to telemarketers.  They may pay less attention to grooming or keeping themselves clean.
                                   What's a typical age-related change?
Making bad decision making once in awhile.