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Living with Dementia

Dementia Symptoms

Dementia symptoms often dismissed, survey says

The Alzheimer Society of Canada is warning that too many seniors are dismissing the early signs of dementia as just “normal aging,” and waiting too long to ask their doctor about their symptoms.

The society recently completed a survey of nearly 1,000 caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients, and found that about half said their loved… Dementia symptoms often dismissed, survey says   

How to Recognize Dementia Symptoms

The term dementia describes a group of common symptoms associated with illnesses caused by gradual and progressive death of the brain cells. Some examples of diseases presenting with dementia symptoms are Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, Pick’s disease, etc. Since there is no way these dead brain cells can be revived, dementia as it progresses can… How to Recognize Dementia Symptoms   

10 Signs of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks.

Alzheimer’s is not a normal part of aging, although the greatest known risk factor is increasing age, and the majority of people with… 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s   


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