Signs of Dementia/Alzheimer’s

  • Mother and daughter smiling at the camera.Memory loss, especially of recent events, names and placement of objects
  • Changes in abilities to manage bathing, dressing and grooming
  • Difficulty performing once familiar tasks, such as cooking
  • Lack of interest in activities once considered pleasurable
  • Problems with language and naming coming objects—word finding issues
  • Poor or decreased judgment
  • Changes in mood and behavior and personality
  • Apathy or loss of initiative
  • Hiding or misplacing things
  • Difficulty learning new things
  • Repeating things and the same conversations
  • Getting lost while driving in once familiar areas